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Arch Dalrymple III Department of History

University of Mississippi

Graduate Students


Abdul Abdulrahman

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Bashir Salau
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century Nigeria, Atlantic World, Labor
aaabdulr@go.olemiss.edu


Estherine Adams

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Douglass Sullivan-Gonzalez
Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century Atlantic World, the Caribbean, Guyana, Prisons, Gender
egadams@go.olemiss.edu


Colton L. Babbitt

Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 20th-Century United States, Religion, Politics, U.S. South, Transnationalism
cbabbitt@go.olemiss.edu

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Eli Baker

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: April Holm
Research Interests: 19th-century United States, Civil War
ejbaker@go.olemiss.edu


Philip Baltuskonis

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Douglass Sullivan-González
Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century Colombia, Age of Revolutions, Spanish American Enlightenment
pjbaltus@go.olemiss.edu


Mary M. Báthory Vidaver

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States, Southern History, Religion, Social Movements, Environmental History
mbathory@go.olemiss.edu

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Scott Blusiewicz

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Ted Ownby
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, Southern History, Civil Rights
sblusiew@go.olemiss.edu

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Christopher Bright-Ramos

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Theresa Levitt
Research Interests: 19th-century Britain, France, and Greece, Nationalism, Politics, Culture
csbrandt@go.olemiss.edu


Jackson Brumfield

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: Medieval Europe, the Crusades, Religion, Politics
jpbrumfi@go.olemiss.edu

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Chet Bush

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Ted Ownby
Research Interests: 20th Century United States, Civil Rights Movement, 1968 Poor People’s Campaign
cmbush@olemiss.edu

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Monica Campbell

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Jarod Roll
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States, Southern History, Race, Gender, Urban History
mcampbe6@go.olemiss.edu


Jordan R. Cleveland

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Marc Lerner
Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century Europe, Political Thought, Switzerland and the Netherlands
jclevela@go.olemiss.edu

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Kari Edwards

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Ted Ownby
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, Religion, Science
kedward2@go.olemiss.edu

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Sarah Elliott

Ph.D Student
Advisor: April Holm
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States, Civil War, Memory, Reconciliation, Native Americans
selliot1@go.olemiss.edu


Mike Frascogna

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Darren Grem
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States
mfrascogna@go.olemiss.edu


Jeffrey Glossner

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: April Holm
Research Interests: 19th-century United States, Southern History, Race, Class
jglossne@go.olemiss.edu


Don Guillory

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States and the Americas, Race, Gender History
dguillor@go.olemiss.edu


William S. Hammons

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, History of Politics, History of Social Movements
wshammon@go.olemiss.edu


Olivia High

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th-century United States, History of slavery, History of the Civil War Era, Southern History
ojhigh@go.olemiss.edu


Fiona Holter

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Theresa Levitt and Susan Grayzel
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century Britain, War, Gender, Memory
ffoster@go.olemiss.edu


David Irving

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States, Southern History, Religion, Calvinism, Mississippi
dtirving@go.olemiss.edu


Bryan Kessler

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Jarod Roll
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, Political History, Social Activism, Public Health
bskessle@go.olemiss.edu


Spencer King

Ph.D Student
Advisor: April Holm
Research Interests: 19th-century United States, Civil War, Northern History, Race, Gender
sking4@go.olemiss.edu


Marques Kitchen

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, Diplomatic History, US-Sino Relations, Chinese Foreign Policy
mkitchen@go.olemiss.edu


Beth Kruse

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: April Holm
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States, Civil War Prisons, Memory Studies
bkruse@go.olemiss.edu


Abdul Kuba

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Bashir Salau
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century Ghana, Commercial History, Atlantic Word, African Diaspora
akuba@go.olemiss.edu


Brendan Lee

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States, Foreign Policy, Diplomacy, Politics, Labor, Religion
blee5@go.olemiss.edu


Matt Lempke

Ph.D Student
Advisor: April Holm
Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century United States, Civil War, Religion, Southern History
mlempke@go.olemiss.edu


Will Little

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Marc Lerner
Research Interests: 18th-century France, French and Haitian Revolutions, Intellectual History, Gender, Empire
wclittl1@go.olemiss.edu


Andrew Marion

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Jarod Roll
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th- century United States, Immigration, Labor, Capitalism, Higher Education
amarion@go.olemiss.edu


Megan Marks

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Jessica Wilkerson
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, African American, Gender, and Queer Cultural Histories
mmarks@go.olemiss.edu


Jillian McClure

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Elizabeth Payne
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, Race, Gender, Politics, Education
jemcclur@go.olemiss.edu


Hanna Merrell

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Jarod Roll
Research Interests: 20th-Century United States, Southern History, Alabama, World Wars I & II, Industrialization, Race, Labor
hmerrell@go.olemiss.edu


Jaimee’ Mitchell

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Shennette Garrett-Scott
Research Interests: 20th-Century United States, African American Studies, Women’s Studies, the Long Civil Rights Movement
jsmitch3@go.olemiss.edu


Grace Naa Korkoi Okine

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century Africa and the Atlantic World, Economic, Social, and Food History
gokine@go.olemiss.edu


Austin Nicholson

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 20th-Century United States, Religion, Politics
apnichol@go.olemiss.edu


Travis Patterson

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century United States, Southern History, Reconstruction
tpatter2@go.olemiss.edu


Kelsa Pellettiere

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Susan Gaunt Stearns
Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century United States, Revolutionary America, Diplomacy, and the Atlantic World
kpellett@go.olemiss.edu


Eric Rexroat

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Marc Lerner
Research Interests: 19th-century France, Free Trade, Liberalism, Political Economy
emrexroa@go.olemiss.edu


Olivia Rose

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: Medieval and early modern Europe, Gender Studies and Religious Studies
amkemp@go.olemiss.edu


Nathan Runnels

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century Europe, Imperial, Intellectual, and Scientific History
nmrunnel@go.olemiss.edu


James Segars

Ph.D Student
Advisor: April Holm
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States
jsegars@go.olemiss.edu


C.G. Savage

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Oliver Dinius
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century Brazil and Southern Lusophone Africa, Labor, Economic, and Lusophone/Global South Histories
csavage1@go.olemiss.edu


Summer Smith

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Jeff Watt
Research Interests: 17th- and 18th-century Britain, Gender, Medicine, the Family
ssmith15@go.olemiss.edu


Jasmine Stansberry

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, African American Social Movements, Southern History
jpstansb@go.olemiss.edu


Alex Stalowski

M.A. Student
Advisor: Jeff Watt
Research Interests: Medieval Europe, 12th-century Trade, the Crusades, Politics
aestalow@go.olemiss.edu


Alysia Burton Steele

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, African American, Labor, Women’s and Gender History
alysia@olemiss.edu


Ashley Steenson

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Jessica Wilkerson and Ted Ownby
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, Southern and Intellectual History
asteenso@go.olemiss.edu


Joel Walker Sturgeon

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century United States, Politics, Southern History
jpwalke2@go.olemiss.edu


Jemar Tisby

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Darren Grem
Research Interests: 20th-century United States, Black Evangelicalism, Social Movements, Civil Rights, Black Power
jtisby@go.olemiss.edu


Connie Wong

M.A. Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 15th- and 16th-century Germany, Heresy, Inquisition, Gender, Religion, Politics
cmwong@go.olemiss.edu


Xiang Xu

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Ted Ownby
Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century United States, Intellectual History, Conservatism, and the American Founding
xxu2@go.olemiss.edu