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Department of History
University of Mississippi

Ph.D. Students

 


Ajibola A. Abdulrahman 

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


Estherine Adams

Ph.D Candidate
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. Candidate
Advisor: Rebecca Marchiel
Research Interests: 20th-Century United States, Religion, Politics, U.S. South, Globalization
cbabbitt@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 Candidate
Advisor: Jarod Roll
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

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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


Patrick Dix

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests:  19th & 20th century European History, Italian Nationalism, Imperialism & Colonialism, Augustan Rome
pdix@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


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


Bruce Hodell

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: Modern Britain, Political Movements, Gender History, British Empire
bwhodell@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


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


Matthew 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


Colin Mathison

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: Early 19th Century, Spanish-American borderlands, revolts and revolutions in 19th century America
crmathi1@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


Paul Mora

Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 20th-Century US History, Gender, Social Protest Movements, Southern History, US Military History
pcmora@go.olemiss.edu


Austin Nicholson

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Darren Grem
Research Interests: 20th-Century United States, U.S. South, Texas, Religion & Politics, Conservatism, Evangelicalism
apnichol@go.olemiss.edu


Travis Patterson

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Ted Ownby
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century United States, Southern History, Lynching, Memory
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


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


Jasmine Stansberry

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


Alysia Burton Steele

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Rebecca Marchiel
Research Interests: U.S. History Since 1877, with an emphasis in the Civil Rights Movement & Black Women’s Labor, minoring in African American Studies and Gender Studies
alysia@go.olemiss.edu


Joel Walker Sturgeon

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


Robrecus Toles

Ph.D Student
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: 19th and 20th century Africa, African diaspora, Civil Rights and Black Power Movements
rgtoles1@go.olemiss.edu

Alex Ward

Ph.D Candidate
Advisor: Undeclared
Research Interests: Evangelicalism, Church-State Relations, Southern History, 19th and 20th century United States
ajward1@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