Year of Accomplishments for Graduate Students

2010 was a year of accomplishments for the UConn History Department's graduate students.

Brian Carroll accepted a tenure-track job to teach U.S. and Early American History at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington.

Anthony Antonucci received a Fulbright Award for Dissertation Research in Italy for 2010-2011.

Michael Neagle received a 2010-2011 Dissertation Fellowship from the UConn Humanities Institute.

Tom Westerman received the 2011 Lawrence Gelfand-Armin Rappaport Dissertation Fellowship from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Alea Henle received the 2010-2011 Mellon Fellowship in Early American Literature and Material Texts at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.

Daniel Platt received the 2010 National Society for the Colonial Dames of America American History Award and the 2010 Bruce M. and Sondra Astor Stave Prize in Recent American History.

Rebecca Rodriguez received the 2010 Hugh Hamil Graduate Fellowship in Latin American Studies.

Michael Limberg received the Thomas G. Paterson Fellowship in Foreign Relations History.

Jessica Linker and Alea Henle received Rare Book School Scholarships.

Erin Bartram had her prospectus approved and advanced to doctoral candidacy.

Eric Sacco and Oliver Scholes passed their comprehensive exams.

Jeffrey Egan was selected for the 2010 Buchanan/Burnham Museum Studies Internship at the Newport Historical Society.

Kevin Finefrock and Allison Horrocks were selected for Mystic Seaport’s Summer Internship Program in Museum Studies.

Alea Henle, Casey Green, Oliver Scholes, Allison Horrocks, Daniel Platt, Edward Guimont, Jessica Linker, Elizabeth Pope, and Adam Hill all presented papers at regional, national, and international conferences, such as the New England Historical Association Biannual Conference (Biddeford, ME), the North American Conference on British Studies (Baltimore, MD), and the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing Conference (Helsinki, Finland).

Christina Lewis, Casey Green, Allison Horrocks, Daniel Platt, Jeffrey Egan, Kevin Finefrock, Michelle Renihan, Sarah Zvonkovic, Maureen Harris, Molly Doub, and Michael Carson all presented papers at the History Department’s Fourth Annual Graduate Research Conference.