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Current Graduate Students

mcarver@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Doctor of Philosophy in History, Bowling Green State University, 2011; Master of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University, 2006

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bowling Green State University, 1999

Dissertation Title: "A Correct and Progressive Road: U.S.-Turkish Relations, 1945-1964"

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Douglas Forsyth

Research Interests: World history; 19th and 20th century U.S. history;  U.S.-Turkish relations

Hometown:  Columbus, Ohio

rexc@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University

Dissertation Title: "The Rationality of Non-Comformity: The United States' Decision to Refuse Ratification of Protocol I Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949"

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle

Research Interests: 20th Century American History; Diplomatic History; National Security Policy

Hometown:  Waterville, Ohio

deberle@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University, 2004

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University, 1991; Bachelor of Science in Education, Bowling Green State University, 1996 

Dissertation Title: "Religious Conscientious Objectors and Conscription Policy in the United States and Canada During World War One"

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Gary Hess

Research Interests: Modern America; Candian History; Military History; Peace and Conflict Studies

Hometown:  Napoleon, Ohio

ceisel@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, University of Toledo 

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, Lourdes College

Dissertation Title: "'Several Unhandsome Words': The Politics of Women's Gossip in Early Virginia"

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Ruth Herndon

Research Interests: Women's history; legal history; English folk traditions in Early America

Hometown:  Berkey, Ohio

hevans@bgsu.edu

MA: Master of Arts in History, Norwich University

BA: Bachelor of Arts in History, University of California, Irvine

Dissertation Title: "Demilitarization of the San Francisco Bay Area"

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Stephen Ortiz

Research Interests: 20th century U.S. history; military history

Hometown: Oakland, California

jdfayko@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History; Bowling Green State University, 2009 

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History; The Ohio State University, 2006

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Scott Martin

Research Interests: 20th century U.S. history; political history; transnational political and social protest movements

Hometown: Paulding/ Defiance, Ohio

florenl@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, University of Toledo, 2006

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, Bluffton University, 2003

Dissertation Title: "When Fear is Substituted for Reason: The Sparticist Uprising, Palmer Raids, and the Impasse of 1919"

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle

Research Interests: European history, 20th century world history

Hometown:  Maumee, Ohio

jhuffer@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University, 2009; Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching, Bowling Green State University, 2008

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, Miami University, 2005

Dissertation Title: "Making History, Making Citizens: The AHA, Citizenship, and World History Education, 1890-1919"

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Douglas Forsyth

Research Interests: Citizenship; History education; U.S. educational policy, World history

Hometown:  Lima, Ohio

mkoslov@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, University of Toledo

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History: St. Xavier University (Chicago)

Dissertation Title: "The Legacy of Trummerfrauen of World War II" 

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle

Research Interests: European history; Russian/Soviet history

Hometown:  Toledo, Ohio

macdon@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, University of Toledo

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Toledo

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Gary Hess

Research Interests: U.S.-Palestinian relations; 20th century American and World history

Hometown:  Toledo, Ohio

dmcloch@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University, 2008

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, Indiana University-Kokomo

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Amilcar Challú

Research Interests: 20th century U.S. history; Latin American history; History of Immigration; Latino studies

Hometown:  Kokomo, Indiana

jperry@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, Indiana University

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Evansville

Research Interests: Policy history; 19th century U.S. history; World history; Immigration and migration history; Irish-American history

Hometown: Muncie, Indiana 

spedler@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in Political Science, The Ohio State University; Master of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Western Michigan University

Dissertation Title: "Institutional Politics and the U.S. Government's 'Philippine Problem'" 

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Gary Hess

Research Interests: 20th century American Diplomatic and Military history; U.S. Civil-Military relations

Hometown:  Muskegon, Michigan

rodgerc@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University 

Undergraduate: Bachelor Arts in History and Bachelor of Science in Biology, Oakwood University 

Dissertation Title: "Revelations from the Dead: Using Funeral Home Records to Help Reconstruct the History of Black Toledo, 1912-1917"

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Lillian Ashcraft-Eason

Research Interests: US history; Africana Studies

Hometown:  Columbus, Ohio

andrewv@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, Bowling Green State University, 2007

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, Heidelberg College

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Scott Martin

Research Interests: 19th century U.S. history; Public history; Public memory

Web Project: "Charles Gillespie and His Journey Westward" by Andrew Van Camp

Hometown: Tiffin, Ohio

jzalews@bgsu.edu

Graduate: Master of Arts in History, State University of New York-Oswego 

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in History, Siena College

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle

Research Interests: Modern European history, World history, International relations

Hometown:  Weedsport, New York