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Recent Graduates & Placement

Our PhD students have moved on to successful careers in academia, the public humanities, and in the public domain.

Our graduates teach at top universities across the country, including the University of California System, University of Colorado, University of Indiana, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Minnesota, Northwestern, Notre Dame, University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M, Williams College, and the University of Wisconsin.

Our graduates work in the public humanities, in roles such as State Historian, State Public Historian and Curator, and State Curator.

Our graduates work in the public domain in roles as diverse as freelance writer, editor, academic advisors, and elected office.

Ackermann, Marsha – Lecturer I, History & Philosophy, Eastern  Michigan University

Ardizzone, Heidi – Assistant Professor of American Studies St. Louis University

Bass, Christine – Program Director, Women in Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Brent, Elizabeth – Freelance Writer

Brick, Howard – Professor , Louis Evans Chair in U.S. History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Casillas, Ines – Assistant Professor, Chicano Studies, UC-Santa Barbara

Chávez, John – Professor of History, Southern Methodist University

Ching, Paul – Teaching and Learning Consultant, University of Minnesota

Cui, Shu-Qin – Associate Professor of Asian Studies, Bowdoin College

De La Vega Hurtado, M. – Executive Director, International Film Seminar, NYC

Dillard, Angela – Professor and Director, Residential College, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Dolgon, Corey – Professor of Sociology and Director of Community Based Learning, Stonehill College.

Dupuis, Reshela – Education Advocate, Office of Hawaiian Affair

Foley, Neil – Professor of History, American Studies and the Center for Mexican American Studies and Associate Dean, University of Texas at Austin

Fujita Rony, Thomas – Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, California State University - Fullerton

Genser, Wallace - Associate Director of Undergraduate Research, University of Pennsylvania

Harris, Lisa – Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan

Hass, Kristin – Associate Professor of American Culture, University of Michigan

Johnson, Colin – Assistant Professor of Gender Studies, Adjunct Professor in American Studies and History, Indiana University — Bloomington

Kim-Rajal, Patricia – Assistant Professor of Chicano and Latino Studies, Sonoma State University

Kusnerz, Peggy – Librarian, University of Michigan (retired), Associate Editor, History of Photography, panoramic photographer

Lebeau, Patrick – Professor of Writing & Rhetoric and American Indian Studies, Michigan State University

Lee, Sharon – Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow, Gender and Sexuality, New York Univesity

Lieberman, Robbie – Professor of History, Southern Illinois University — Carbondale

Lloyd, Brian – Associate Professor of History, University of California — Riverside

Lieu, Nhi – Assistant Professor American Studies and Asian American Studies, University of Texas-Austin

Low, John – Assistant Professor Comparative Studies, Ohio State University-Newark

Macfarlane, Lisa – Sr. Vice Provost Academic Affairs, University of New Hampshire

Macias, Anthony – Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California — Riverside

Maeda, Daryl – Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado — Boulder
   Majewski, Karen – Mayor, City of Hamtramck, Michigan

Mann, Katrina – Instructor, Truckee Meadows Community College

Marchevsky, Alejandra – Liberal Studies Faculty, California State University — Los Angeles

Masur, Kate – Associate Professor of History, Northwestern University

Metzl, Jonathan – Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Director, Program in Med, Health and Society, Professor of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University

Mitchell, William – Public Historian and Curator, New Haven, CT

Moon, Jennifer – Editor, Cornell Medical College

Morales, Cheli – Addictions Services Manager , Jackson County Health & Human Services, Medford, OR

Moreau, Joseph – History Instructor, Abraham Joshua Herschel High School, NY

Mott, Shani – Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University

Nation, Richard – Professor and Chair of History & Philosophy, Eastern Michigan University

Paris, Leslie – Associate Professor of History, University of British Columbia-Vancouver

Pegler-Gordon, Anna – Associate Professor, James Madison College, Michigan State University

Peterson, Rachel – Assistant Professor, Liberal Studies, Grand Valley State University

Pittenger, Mark – Associate Professor of History, University of Colorado — Boulder

Macedo Pool, Maria Teresa – Instructor of Sociology, Cabrillo Community College, Santa Cruz, CA

Porter, Eric –  Professor of American Studies, University of California - Santa Cruz

Pratt, Anastasia – Clinton County Historian, SUNY Empire State Lecturer and Coordinator of Advanced Certificate in Pubic History

Rabinowitz, Paula – Professor of English, University of Minnesota

Rael-Galvez, Estevan – Independent Scholar

Ramirez, Pablo – Associate Professor of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph

Rogers, Mark – Chair, Division of Humanities; Professor of Communication, Walsh University, Ohio

Rua, Merida – Associate Professor of Latina/o and American Studies, Williams College

Rubeck, Tracie – Academic Department Coordinator, Amherst College

Saranillio, Dean – Assistant Professor, Faculty Fellow in Gender and Sexuality, New York University

Shavelson, Susanne – Assistant Director, Institute for Informal Jewish Education, Brandeis University

Syrett, Nick – Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado

Textor, Alex – Freelance Writer

Theoharis, Jeanne – Associate Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College, CUNY

Tilton, Jennifer – Associate Professor of Race and Ethnic Studies, University of Redlands

Umphrey, Martha – Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Amherst College

Vargas, George – Associate Professor of Communications and Theatre Arts, Texas A&M

Vargas, Zaneta – Curator, California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives

Vargas, Zaragosa – Kenan Eminent Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Vecchiola, Carla – Senior Lecturer Honors Program, Wayne State University

Wang, Grace – Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of California — Davis

Wendorff, Laura – Professor, English Department, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Winand, Angela – Assistant Professor, African American Studies and Women and Gender Studies, University of Illinois Springfield

Winkler, Barbara Scott – Professor and Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Southern Oregon University

Wittmann, Matthew – Curator of Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University

Wong, K. Scott – James Phinney Baxter III – Professor of History and Public Affairs Williams College

Worsley, Shawan Wade – Assistant Professor, Visual and Performing Arts Department, University of San Francisco

Wu, Cynthia – Assistant Professor, Transnational Studies, SUNY Buffalo

Wu, William – Freelance writer

Zeller, Ariella – Dean of Student Affairs, University of the People On-line University

Zimmerman, Enid – Professor Emeritus, Indiana University Bloomington