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History Graduate Student and Alumni Publications

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Rebecca Adams, M.A. 2013: Book Review published in the North Carolina Historical Review, vol. LXXXIX (2012):455-56

James Broomall, M.A. 2006 (Ph.D. University of Florida, 2011): Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers, UNC Press, 2019

Travis Sutton Byrd, Ph.D. student: Tangled: Organizing the Southern Textile Industry, 1930–1934 (University of Tennessee Press, 2018); Unraveled: Labor Strife and Carolina Folk during the Marion Textile Strikes of 1929 (University of Tennessee Press, 2015)

Margaret Williams Carmack, Ph.D. 2016: "Segregating the Police: Race the Reality of Being a Black Police Officer in Postwar Memphis." Journal of Southern Studies XXVI:1 (Spring/Summer 2019), 47-74; Book review published in NC State Graduate Journal of History, Spring 2016.

Dustin Cranford, M.A. 2011: "A Roman in Name Only: An Onomastic Study of Cultural Assimilation and Integration in Roman Spain," Eras Journal, June 2012

Christopher Davis, Ph.D. 2019: Book review: 'Strategy and Command: The Anglo-French Coalition on the Western Front, 1915'. H-War Reviews, March 2023; Book review: 'Without Borders: The Haqqani Network and the Road to Kabul'. H-War Reviews, July 2023; "The AEF and Consolidation of Gains During the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, 1918" in Enduring Success: Consolidation of Gains in Large-Scale Combat Operations", pp. 59-77. (2022); "Guided by Experience: A Comparative Analysis of the U.S. Military Responses to Natural Disasters in Haiti (2010 and 2021), in the Journal of Advanced Military Studies, pp. 179-191 (2022); "History as an Enemy and an Instructor" in Journal of Advanced Military Studies, pg. 32; "The Caribbean Theatre?: Haiti and the First World War" in Small Wars Journal, July 2018; "Yellow Fever: Unexpected Ally in the Haitian Revolution 1802-3" in Epidemics and War: The Impact of Disease on Major Conflicts in History, ABC-CLIO Greenwood, April 2018; "Before They Were Haitians: Examining Evidence for Kongolese Influence on the Haitian Revolution" in Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 22, No. 2. Fall 2016; "1990 to the Present," final chapter in the world history textbook, Beyond Borders: A Journey from the Age of Exploration to the Age of Information, Gibbs Smith Education, Spring 2016; Book review published in NC State Graduate Journal of History, Spring 2016.

Hannah Dudley-Shotwell, Ph.D. 2016: Revolutionizing Women's Healthcare: The Feminist Self-Help Movement in America, Rutgers University Press, Spring 2020. Book review published in H-Net Reviews .

Margaret Wilson Gilligan, M.A. 1999 (Ph.D. University of South Carolina, 2014): "Competing Loyalties: Nationality, Church Governance, and the Development of an American Catholic Identity," Special Issue: Forming Nations, Reforming Empires, Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 11 (2013): 146-160.

Christopher A. Graham, Ph.D. 2013: "Evangelicals and 'Domestic Felicity' in the Non-Elite South," Journal of Southern Religion 15 (2013).

Kevin D. Greene, Ph.D. 2011: The Invention and Reinvention of Big Bill Broonzy, UNC Press, 2018; "'We Never Get to Be Men:' Big Bill Broonzy, Black Consciousness, and WWI's Returning Black Veterans" in Hal Friedman and Robert Jefferson, ed. Marching Forward: Veterans Politics and Civil Rights in Twentieth Century American Wars, Lexington Books, 2018; and "Just a Dream: Big Bill Broonzy, the Blues, and Chicago's Black Metropolis" Journal of Urban History (January, 2014).

Arlen Hanson, Ph.D. 2021: "Gregory Ivy: The Legacy of a Non-Conformist," Spartan Stories, 2017.

Connor Harney, PhD Student: “Radio Free Cuba: From Détente to Re-escalation in Havana and Miami,” International Journal of Cuban Studies Vol. 13(1):67-85. DOI: 10.13169/intejcubastud.13.1.0067

Karen Hawkins, Ph.D. 2012: Everybody's Problem: The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina (University of Florida Press, 2017); "A Moderate Approach: How the War on Poverty Was Kept Alive in Eastern North Carolina, 1963-1968," Journal of the Historical Society, October 2013; "Rising Phoenix-Like: The African American Struggle and Mobilization for Political Rights in New Bern, North Carolina, 1968-1977," North Carolina Historical Review, October 2008; book review published in Journal of Children and Poverty, March 2012.

Matthew Hintz, Ph.D. student: "Class Conflict in the Union and Confederacy," in Essential Civil War Curriculum , Blacksburg: Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, May 2018; Book review published in NC State Graduate Journal of History, Spring 2016.

Christopher Kutas, M.A. 2011: Book Review published in Ethnohistory, Summer 2011

Brian Lee, Ph.D. 2015: "A New Frontier: Reevaluating JFK's Civil Rights Record Through a Case Study of Prince Edward County, Virginia," Federal History Journal, Vol. 7 (2015), 53-66; "Farmville Protests of 1963." Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (with Brian J. Daugherity); "Program of Action: The Rev. L. Francis Griffin and the Struggle for Racial Equality in Farmville, 1963," with Brian J. Daugherity, The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 121 (2013), 251-287; "We Will Move: The Kennedy Administration and Restoring Public Education to Prince Edward County, Virginia" in Terence Hicks and Abul Pitre, e.s., The Educational Lockout of African Americans in Prince Edward County, Virginia (1959-1964): Personal Reflections and Accounts (Lanham, Maryland, 2010).

Justina Licata, Ph.D. 2020: Book review published in The Southern Quarterly, Fall 2014.

Ian Michie, Ph.D. 2018: "'Toward a Truer World:' Overt and Implied Messages of Resistance from Slave Songs to Rap" in Sounds of Resistance: The Role of Music in Multicultural Activism (Preager, 2013); "The Renewed Debate: Hurricane Katrina and America's Reawakening to Racial Inequality" in ABC-CLIO’s American Mosaic: African American Experience Schools Database.

Alyce Miller, Ph.D. 2012: Daugherity, Brian J., and Alyce Miller. "'A New Era in Building': African American Educational Activism in Goochland County, Virginia, 1911-1932." The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 128, no. 1 (March 2020): 45-84. Alyce Miller and Brian Daugherity, The Goochland County Rosenwald Schools Oral History Project, M 501, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Jamie Mize, Ph.D. 2017: "In the Hands of God: Religious Revivals and the Struggle for Manhood In Confederate Camps," in Memory and Mythology: Modern War and the Construction of Historical Memory, 1775-2000 ed. Natalia Starostina. Palo Alto: Academica Press, 2014. Book review published on H-AmIndian, July, 2014, http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=41077.

Ethan Moore, Ph.D. student: "From Sikwa to Swine: The Hog in Cherokee Culture and Society, 1750-1840," Native South, vol. 4 (2011), pp. 105-120

Joseph S. Moore, Ph.D. 2011: Founding Sins: How a Group of Antislavery Radicals Fought to Put Christ into the Constitution (Oxford University Press, 2015). "Covenanters and Antislavery in the Atlantic World," Slavery & Abolition Vol. 34, No. 4 (2013); "Colonization and the Limits of Antislavery in Upcountry South Carolina," in Ben Wright and Zachary W. Dresser, Apocalypse and the Millennium in the American Civil War Era (LSU Press, 2013)

Eric Oakley, Ph.D. 2017: Book reviews published in Ethnohistory, Spring 2011, and The Journal for the History of Discoveries, 42:1 September 2010.

Jewel Parker, Ph.D. student: "Biographical Sketch of Nettie Langston Napier," in Online Biographical Dictionary of the Women's Suffrage Movement in the United States, edited by Kathryn Kish Skylar and Thomas Dublin. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2019; Book reviews, Women's History Review 27, no. 3 and No. 4 (2018); "Loretta Lynn's Lyrics: Songwriting for Women and the Working Class." Graduate History Review 7, no. 1 (September 2018): 99-122.

Steven Peach, Ph.D. 2016: "The Failure of Political Centralization: Mad Dog, the Creek Indians, and the Politics of Claiming Power in the American Revolutionary Era," Native South vol. 11 (2018), 81-116; Essay, "Native American History within Vast Early America," The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History ; "Creek Indian Globetrotter: Tomochichi's Trans-Atlantic Quest for Traditional Power in the Colonial Southeast," Ethnohistory 60:4 (Fall 2013): 605-635; "Traditional Healing and Modern Medicine" in Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today, (Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2013); Book reviews published in Ethnohistory, Spring 2012 and Essays in History, Summer 2012.

Jeremy Piercy, M.A. 2013: "The English Civil War and the Glorious Revolution," In World Democracy: From Ancient Times to the Peoples Revolutions of the 21st Century. M. E. Sharpe, 2013; "U.S.S. Relief," in An Encyclopedia of American Women at War: From the Home Front to the Battlefields. ABC-Clio, 2012; Book Review in Essays in History, 2013.

Shawn Reagin, M.A. 2017: Book review published in NC State Graduate Journal of History, Spring 2016.

Angela Robbins, Ph.D. 2010: "Alice Morgan Person: My life has been out of the ordinary run of woman's life," essay in North Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times - Volume I (University of Georgia Press, 2014), pp. 152-173.

Joseph A. Ross, Ph.D. 2018: Book review published in North Carolina Historical Review, January 2017, pp. 116-117; "Göring's Trial, Stahmer's Duty: A Lawyer's Defense Strategy at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trial, 1945-46," Madison Historical Review, Spring 2008, http://web.jmu.edu/history/mhr/.

Jennifer Rossi, M.A. 2015: "Culturing Fear: Mothers, Magazines, and the Discourse of Disease," Journal of Popular Culture, v49 n4 (August 2016): 759-779.

Deborah Russell, Ph.D. 2019: Book reviews in North Carolina Historical Review, January 2012, pp. 124-125, October 2013, pp. 439-440, and October 2014, pp.459-460 and October 2015, pp. 428-429

Purvi Sanghvi, M.A. 2020: "The Indian Ocean World in Five Lives," Live History India, co-authored with Dr. Omar H. Ali, August 2020

Richard Smith, PhD student: Book review of "Dismantling Slavery: Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and Formation of the Abolitionist Discourse" by Nilgun Anadolu-Okur in Maryland Historical Magazine Vol. 112, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2017.

Cory Joe Stewart, Ph.D. 2010: "Elizabeth Maxwell Steele: 'A Great Politician' and the Revolution in the Southern Backcountry," essay in North Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times - Volume I (University of Georgia Press, 2014), pp. 54-72.

Therese Strohmer, Ph.D. 2016: Book review published on H-Net , February 2011.

Jason Stroud, Ph.D. 2019: "Samuel Spencer: Anti-Federalist," in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders, eds. Jeff Broadwater and Troy Kickler (University of North Carolina Press, 2019). Book reviews in North Carolina Historical Review, January 2013 and July 2014.

Virginia Summey, Ph.D. 2017: The Life of Elreta Melton Alexander: Activism within the Courts (University of Georgia Press, 2022); "Redefining Activism: Judge Elreta Alexander Ralston and Civil Rights Advocacy in the New South," North Carolina Historical Review (July 2013), 90(3): 237-258.

Brian Suttell, Ph.D. 2018: Campus to Counter: Civil Rights Activism in Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina, 1960-1963 (Mercer University Press, 2023)

Jess Usher, Ph.D. 2015: "'The Golfers': African American Golfers of the North Carolina Piedmont and the Struggle for Access," North Carolina Historical Review, April, 2010; book reviews published in the North Carolina Historical Review, January, 2011 and October 2011

Monica Ward, Ph.D. 2019: Book reviews published in Ethnohistory, Winter 2011 and Winter 2013.


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