Drs. David Pigott, Kathy Calahan, Mike Jacobs, and Jodi Eastberg (pictured in that order in the photo at left) served this spring as readers at the AP World History scoring session in Fort Collins, CO.
Kathy Callahan, who has been teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for several years, has accepted a tenure-track position at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. She will start in Fall 2009. In the spring semester she taught in Scotland through the Wisconsin in Scotland program. While there, she became involved in a BBC2 documentary project. The documentary on the Scott family, is part of a series of documentaries on Scottish clans and famous aristocratic families. The show she in is scheduled to air sometime in the fall.
Douglas Charles, who received his MA from MU in 1997 and his PhD at Scotland's University of Edinburgh, is an assistant professor of history at Penn State Greater Allegheny. He published his first book, J. Edgar Hoover and the Anti-interventionists: FBI Political Surveillance and the Rise of the Domestic Security State, 1939-45, with the Ohio State University Press in 2007).
Charles Gallagher, SJ (Ph.D.), won the 2008 John Gilmary Shea Prize, presented by the American Catholic Historical Association for h is book, Vatican Secret Diplomacy: Joseph P. Hurley and Pope Pius XII (Yale University Press, 2008).
John McCarthy (Ph.D.), an assistant professor at Robert Morris University, published his first book, Making Milwaukee Mightier: Planning and the Politics of Growth, 1910–1960 (Northern Illinois University Press, 2009).
Ali Stuebner graduated from the University of Maryland in May with master's degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Maryland.She was the first student to graduate from Marquette with an Interdisciplinary Minor in Public History. She has a summer internship with Landmarks Illinois, and last summer was A Web 2.0 intern at the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Midwest Office.
Edward Schmitt (Ph.D.) received tenure and promotion to associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.