Graduate Research

Graduate Publications

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: 

book 15   book 16   book 18   book 17   

book 19   book 20   book-21   book 22

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.