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Bobby Cervantes

B.A. Government, University of Texas-Austin

William H. Adams
PhD Candidate
2012 Wescoe Hall

M.A. History, Chicago State University

B.A. African American Studies & History, Chicago State University

 

Hannah Bailey
PhD Candidate
203D Bailey

B.A. American Studies, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Jordan Bloom
MA/MUP Student
2611 Wescoe

M.F.A. Creative Writing, San Francisco State University

B.A. English, Minor: Chicana Chicano Studies & Spanish, San Diego State University

 

Saoussen Cheddadi

M.A. American Studies, University of Kansas

Alex Cloyd
MA/PhD Student
2611 Wescoe Hall

B.A. History, University of Kansas

William García

M.A. Curriculum & Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University 
M.A. History, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras
B.A. European History, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

 

Chelsea Harbin
PhD Student
203D Bailey

M.A. American Studies, University of Alabama

B.A. English, Minor Pre-Law, University of Texas San Antonio


 

Gamze Kati

M.A. American Culture and Literature, Ankara Unversity

B.A. American Culture and Literature, Ankara University

 

Neill Kennedy
PhD Student
213C Bailey

B.G.S. American Studies, Minor in Latino/a Studies, University of Kansas

Jenna Lyons
PhD Candidate
2611 Wescoe Hall

M.A. American Studies, University of Kansas

B.A. Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota

 

Caleb Lázaro Moreno
PhD Candidate
213C Bailey Hall

M.A. American Studies, University of Kansas

B.A. Bible and Religion, Minor in Philosophy
Bethel College, North Newton (KS)

 

Geoffrey J Newman

M.A. History, University of Missouri - Kansas City

M.A. Journalism, Northwestern University

 

PhD Candidate
213C Bailey Hall

M.A. Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of Kansas

B.A. American Ethnic Studies & Women's Studies, Kansas State University

 

Nicole Price
PhD Student
203D Bailey Hall

B.A. History, University of Dayton

B.S.E. Adolescent to Young Adult Education, University of Dayton

Bobbi Rahder

M.A. Museum Studies, University of Kansas

B.S. Journalism, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
 

 

B.A. History, Florida State University

MA/PhD Student
213C Bailey

B.A. in Psychology

B.A. in American Multicultural Studies (AMCS)

Minor in Film Studies

Sonoma State University, 2016

Ben Schmack
PhD Candidate
2012 Wescoe Hall

M.A. History, Northern Illinois University

B.S. History, Northern Illinois University

Rachel Schwaller
PhD Candidate

M.A. History, Pennsylvania State University

Shannon Spears

M.A. Pan-African Studies, University of Louisville

B.A. Humanities & Pan-African Studies, University of Louisville

 Alex Stucky
PhD Candidate
2012 Wescoe Hall

M.A. American Studies, University of Kansas

B.A. History & English, Bethel College

Carla Tilghman
PhD Candidate
Bailey Hall

M.F.A. Textile Arts, Kent State University

M.A. Art History, University of Kansas

M.A. Anthropology, University of Kansas

Kathryn Vaggalis
PhD Candidate
203D Bailey

M.A. American Studies, University of Kansas

B.A. English & Women's Studies, Brigham Young University

 

 

Tamara Vitale

M.A. Global & International Studies, University of Kansas

PhD Candidate, Chancellor Doctoral Fellow
2611 Wescoe

M.A. European-American Studies, University of Regensburg

Elizabeth Wilhelm

M.A. American Studies, University of Kansas

B.A. History & Sociology, Minor in Criminal Justice Studies, University of Dayton


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  • Dr. Gamze Kati Gumus defended her dissertation with honors on May 10, 2018. Congratulations, Dr. Kati Gumus!
  • KU-AUMI InterArts was recently featured by the Commons in a video on improving inclusive communities at KU. You can watch the video, which features our own Sherrie Tucker amongst other founders of the movement at KU, and learn more about AUMI here!
  • Congratulations to Professor Robert Warrior on being elected to a member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  • This articlewritten by Ph.D. candidate Hannah Bailey, was published in the latest edition of Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Congratulations, Hannah!
  • We would like to recognize Patrick Sumner, 2005 alumni, for his work in this article about the defacement of the John Brown memorial in the Quindaro area of Kansas City, Kansas.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Burrow-Branine for successfully defending his dissertation with honors January 25, 2018.
  • Please read this article about Professor Robert Warrior titled: Native scholar uncomfortably at home in American studies field.
  • Congratulations to Daniel Carey-Whalen, an alumni that was recently promoted as UTEP's Centennial Museum director.
  • Congratulations to Josh Parshall, an alumni who was recently featured in this article.
  • Congratulations to Christopher Perreira for receiving the National Academies Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center for 2017-2018.
  • How a motion-tracking musical software is breaking down barriers for people with disabilities: click here to read more about the Adaptive Use Musical Instrument (AUMI), a one-of-a-kind piece of inclusive technology that promotes musical improvisation. The article recognizes Professor Sherrie Tucker, who started AUMI jam sessions and helped to bring the grant and symposium for it to Lawrence. Written by Omar Sanchez
  • Ph.D. candidate, Rachel Schwallerhas been awarded the Hall Center's Sias Fellowship for Spring 2018.  Congratulations, Rachel!
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