Ph.D. Students at Marquette have written dissertations on a wide variety of topics in American and European history. Many are revised into books–here are a few of the recent dissertations turned into books:
Recently Completed Dissertations
- Gayle Kiszely: “The Age Demands It”: Progressivism in Zion City, Illinois, A Conservative Protestant Theocracy, (2018). Directed by Dr. James Marten.
- Michael Pulido: Transmitting Revolution: Radio, Rumor, and the 1953 East German Uprising, (2017). Directed by Dr. Julius Ruff and Dr. Peter Staudenmaier.
- Aaron Hyams: Long Journeys to a Middle Ground: Indians, Catholics, and the Origins of a New Deal in Montana and Idaho, 1855-1945 (2016). Directed by Dr. Steven Avella.
- Matthew Costello: "The Property of the Nation": Democracy and the Memory of George Washington, 1799-1865 (2016). Directed by Dr. Kristen Foster.
- Karalee Surface: In Harm's Way: Wisconsin Workers and Disability from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression, (2015). Directed by Dr. Thomas Jablonsky.
- Bethany Harding: “Breaking Up, and Moving Westward”: The Search for Identity in Post-Colonial America, 1787-1828, (2015). Directed by Dr. Kristen Foster.
- McKayla Sutton: "Illuminating the Irish Free State: Nationalism, National Identity, and the Promotion of the Shannon Hydroelectric Scheme", (2014). Directed by Dr. Timothy McMahon.
- Jeffrey Ramsey: Big Man on Campus: Reaction and Resistance to Title IX in the Big Ten Conference, (2014). Directed by Dr. Thomas Jablonsky.
- Timothy Lay: “By Jingo”: the Manifestation of Militarism as a British Cultural Phenomena, 1878-1902, (2014). Directed by Dr. Timothy McMahon.
- Charissa Keup: Girls in “Trouble”: A History of Female Adolescent Sexuality in the Midwest, 1946-1964, (2013). Directed by Dr. Thomas Jablonsky.
- Dominic Faraone: Urban Rifts and Religious Reciprocity: Chicago and the Catholic Church, 1965-1996, (2013). Directed by Dr. Steven Avella.