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Congratulations to our Majors and Double Majors who are Graduating

We are proud of graduates and all of the hard work they have done. We are graduating the following people with an American Studies major. Some have a double major! Danielle Wolff, American Studies BA Kelly Henning, American Studies BA/Political Science BA

Congratulations to our American Studies Minors

American Studies has had the opportunity to host the following American Studies minors in their academic careers: Andrew Lind, American Studies Minor Amanda Weinberg, American Studies Minor Mary Koskovich, American Studies Minor

American Studies is Graduating 7 Graduate Students this Semester!

Congratulations to: Jose Cadena, PhD William Garcia-Medina, PhD Mica Mendez, MA Marilyn Ortega, PhD Ben Schmack, PhD Shannon Spears, PhD Ariane Tulloch, PhD

Congratulations American Studies Social Justice Minors

Allison Roseberg, Social Justice Minor Elise Gard, Social Justice Minor Ariel Wyatt, Social Justice Minor Gloria Gant, Social Justice Minor Kaylah Eddy, Social Justice Minor Leah Stein, Social Justice Minor Jaylen Fudge, Social Justice Minor

AMS Alum Spotlight: Gretchen Cassel Eick, Ph.D

Gretchen Cassel Eick, Ph.D. American Studies 1998, won Prose Writer of 2021 and her double biography and history, They Met at Wounded Knee: The Eastmans’ Story, University of Nevada Press, 2020, won the J.

Rebekah Jo Aycock and Nguyen-Dien each awarded a 2021 Summer Research Scholarship

Congratulations to Rebekah Jo Aycock and Nguyen-Dien on each being awarded a 2021 Summer Research Scholarship through KU Graduate Studies. The award provides funding to assist graduate students with conducting their thesis and dissertation research projects during the summer session.

Bobby Cervantes awarded Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Congratulations to American Studies' graduate student, Bobby Cervantes on being awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for his dissertation Las Colonias: The Housing of Poverty in Modern Americas. This award supports PhD candidates in their final year of dissertation writ

Music & Social Justice Quaran/zine: Edition 1.2

Check out the latest edition of AUMI-KU InterArts' publication: "Music & Social Justice Quaran/zine" Edition 1.2 features Julie Unruh and the AUMI Jam Band perform Julie's poem, "Laundry."

Ray Pence featured in "Lewis Nkosi: The Black Psychiatrist | Flying Home: Texts, Perspectives, Homage"

Congratulations to KU American Studies' Ray Pence on being featured in a chapter of "Lewis Nkosi: The Black Psychiatrist | Flying Home: Texts, Perspectives, Homage," Astrid Starck-Adler, Dag Henrichsen (eds.).

Graduate Student Appreciation Week: Elizabeth Wilhelm

Up next in our graduate student spotlights we have Elizabeth Wilhelm!

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