Michael Donoghue and Laura Matthew were granted tenure and promoted to associate professor in March 2013. Michael’s teaching and research specialties are U. S. Foreign Relations, especially in Latin America (although he also teaches the Latin American survey from time to time), while Laura specializes in colonial Latin America. Find out more about their scholarship in the “Faculty News” section of this newsletter.
Three students completed their dissertations in 2012-2013. They were:
Christopher Chan, whose dissertation, "Mass Consumption in Milwaukee: 1920-1970,” was directed by Steven M. Avella.
Dominic Faraone, who wrote "Urban Rifts and Religious Reciprocity: Chicago and the Catholic Church, 1965-1996," also under the direction of Avella. Dominic works with Catholic Charities for the Diocese of Evansville, Indiana.
Charissa Keup, who wrote "Girls in ‘Trouble’: A History of Female Adolescent Sexuality in the Midwest, 1946-1964” under the direction of Thomas J. Jablonsky. After working as an educational specialist at the San Diego Zoo this summer, Charissa will teach courses in women’s history at the University of California-San Diego in the Fall and Winter quarters.