Welcome to Marquette University's History Graduate Student Organization's website. On this page you can learn about the organization, upcoming events, current graduate students, and further information regarding the History graduate community at Marquette University.
Upcoming Event Reminders
Recent Graduate Student Accomplishments
- Congratulations to Peter Borg and Cory Haala on successfully defending their dissertations
- Congratulations to MA student Patrick Eickman on making the final decision to enter University of Wisconsin-Madison's Ph.D. program in Medieval History next year
- Benjamin Linzy received a research grant from the Center for Peacemaking (Marquette University)
- Benjamin Nestor received the Rev. John P. Raynor, S.J. Fellowship 2020-2021 (Marquette University)
- Benjamin Nestor presented at the German Historical Institute (Washington D.C.)
- Christian Krueger presented her paper, "Battle for Bluegrass: Racers, Raiders, and the American Civil War" at the 2nd Annual Equine Collective Conference at Cal Poly Pomona
- Abby Bernhardt and Lisa Lamson presented posters at "A Celebration of Research in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences"
- Benjamin Nestor participated in a research workshop at the German Studies Association Conference titled "Beyond the Racial State"
- Patrick Bethel and Benjamin Nestor presented at the Great Lakes History Conference - the theme this year was "Gender and Trauma"
- Patrick Eickman presented at the Midwest Medieval History Conference at Notre Dame
- Benjamin Nestor was a fellow at a research workshop titled “Jewish Experiences and the Holocaust in the Soviet Union.” It was organized by the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Research on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union of the Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem. The workshop took place in Washington D.C.
- Lisa Lamson received funding from Marquette's CURTO for research and museum-related work in Baltimore
- Lisa Lamson presented a paper at the Society for the History of Childhood and Youth (SHCY) at the Australian Catholic University
- Cory Haala received a New England Research Consortium Fellowship for 2019-2020
- Benjamin Nestor received a Doctoral Fellowship from the German Historical Institute (Washington D.C.)
- Steven Vickers received a Casper Research Grant to conduct research at the Historical Archives of the European Union in Florence, Italy.
- Cory Haala, Edward Longe, Adam Petersen, and Sean O'Farrell presented papers at the Midwestern History Conference
- Edward Longe received a Harry S. Truman Library Institute Research Grant
- Benjamin Nestor received a Graduate School Dean's Research Enhancement Award
- Benjamin Linzy and Steven Vickers were awarded honorariums and presented papers at the inaugural Conference on Right Wing Studies at the University of California- Berkeley
- Congratulations to the MA students who have made final decisions regarding entering Ph.D. programs next year: Adam Petersen (Marquette University), Alex Belovsky (Vanderbilt University), Mindy Williams (Purdue University), and Sean O'Farrell (University of Southern Mississippi)
- Benjamin Nestor submitted a review for publication in a forthcoming volume of Focus on German Studies
- Kevin Wienke was accepted to the Human-Animal Studies Summer Institute Program co-hosted by the Animal & Society Institute and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Benjamin Nestor received a Sharon Abramson Research Grant from the Holocaust Education Foundation at Northwestern University
- Aaron Kinskey presented a paper at the Medieval Studies Spring Symposium held at Indiana University-Bloomington
- Patrick Bethel was awarded a Larkin Research Fellowship by the American Conference for Irish Studies
- Steven Vickers, Patrick Bethel, Abigail Bernhardt, Benjamin Linzy and Heyley Bowman presented papers at the annual meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies in Boston MA
- Kevin Wienke and Christian Krueger presented at the Living With Animals Conference at Eastern Kentucky University
- Patrick Bethel was awarded a fellowship from Marquette University's Center for Peacemaking.
- Peter Borg won the Marquette University Student Teaching Excellence Award for the category of Instructor of Record
- A group of MU graduate students presented at the 2019 Missouri Valley History Conference held this year in Omaha, NE: Patrick Bethel, Brian Hoefel, Benjamin Nestor, Kevin Wienke, Edward Longe, Adam Petersen, and Michael Whittaker
- Edward Longe was awarded a Robert A. and Barbara Divine Graduate Student Travel grant by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
- Bill Fliss and Tyechia Price presented papers at the Celebrating the Humanities event at Marquette University. Margaret Nettesheim-Hoffmann helped to organize the event, and chaired the panel "Imagining History"
- Benjamin Nestor submitted a review for publication in a forthcoming volume of the Journal of Military History
- Brian Hoefel presented a paper at the "Symposium on Place, Performance, and Identity" at Eastern Michigan University
- Lisa Rose Lamson published a piece in the Society for the History of Children and Youth about her dissertation. Check it out here
- Patrick Bethel and Benjamin Nestor were awarded research grants from Marquette's Center for Transnational Justice
- Lisa Rose Lamson was elected Graduate Student Organization President
- Kevin Wienke passed Doctoral Qualifying Examinations and presented at the annual Northern Illinois University History Graduate Conference
- Aaron Kinskey presented at the Midwest Medieval History Conference
- Abigail Bernhardt and Patrick Bethel presented at the Ohio Valley History Conference
- A group of MU graduate students presented at the 43rd Annual European Studies Conference at Omaha: Steven Vickers, Alexander Belovsky, and Lucas Greenwalt
- Patrick Bethel presented at the American Conference for Irish Studies Midwest Regional
- Christian Krueger presented at the conference "Horses, Moving" at the Arkeologisk Museum of Stavanger, Norway
- A group of MU graduate students presented at the 2018 Northern Great Plains History Conference held in Mankato, MN: Cory Haala, Benjamin Nestor, Adam Petersen and Sean O'Farrell
- Margaret Nettesheim-Hoffmann organized a campus event on Humanities Without Walls
- Cory Haala published a chapter in The Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture Vol. 3
- Abigail Bernhardt presented a paper at a sports history conference in London
- Brian Hoefel and Patrick Bethel passed Doctoral Qualifying Examinations
- Aaron Kinskey was accepted as a participant in a seminar at the Newberry Library titled "Premodern Studies & Digital Humanities: An Introduction," which will run through fall semester
- Benjamin Nestor was a seminar fellow at a week-long workshop titled “Teaching about Antisemitism in the Twenty-First Century: Questions, Dilemmas, Strategies,” held at York University.
- Lisa Rose Lamson presented a paper at the UK Childhood Society Conference at the University of Greenwich
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