Graduate students receive PhDs, secure jobs

Published: August 17th, 2013

Category: History Department News

PhD Candidate Diana Reigelsperger waits to receive her degree, sitting with Dr. Geoffrey Giles and Dr. Steve Noll.

PhD Candidates Diana Reigelsperger (’13) and Matt Mingus (’13) wait to receive their diplomas, sitting with Dr. Geoffrey Giles and Dr. Steve Noll

Congratulations to the five history graduate students who finished their dissertations and received their degrees in the graduation ceremony on August 9, 2013!

  • M. Angela Diaz (PhD US History; Link and Gallman): “Rising Tide of Empire: Gulf Coast Culture and Society during the Era of Expansion, 1845-1860”
  • Andrei Gandilia (PhD European History; Curta): “Marginal Money: Coins, Frontiers, and Barbarians in Early Byzantium (6th-7th Centuries)”
  • Matthew Mingus (PhD European History; Giles and Bergmann): “Re-Envisioning Germany’s Mapped Space: (Re)Constructing National Identity, 1945 to 1961”
  • Diana Reigelsperger (PhD Latin American History; Altman): “Rising Tide of Empire: Gulf Coast Culture and Society during the Era of Expansion, 1845-1860”
  • Jennifer Snyder (PhD US History; Sensbach): “Black Flight: Tracing Black Refugees Throughout the Revolutionary Atlantic World 1775-1812”

We also congratulate the following seven spring and summer graduates for their new jobs:

  • M. Angela Diaz (PhD US History, Summer 2013), Assistant Professor, Daemen College
  • Andrei Gandilia (PhD European History, Summer 2013), Assistant Professor, University of Alabama in Hunstville
  • Mattew Hall (PhD US History, Spring 2013), Assistant Director, Office of Development & Alumni Affairs, The University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • R. Scott Huffard (PhD US History, Spring 2013), Assistant Professor, Lees-McRae College
  • Robert J. McEachnie (PhD European History, Spring 2013), Lecturer in the Ancient World, UNC-Charlotte
  • Matthew Mingus (PhD European History, Summer 2013), Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico-Gallup
  • Jennifer Snyder (PhD US History, Summer 2013), Program Coordinator, Florida Humanities Council
 

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