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Jennifer Bratyanski, Ph.D. 2012: AP Teacher, Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC
James Findley, Ph.D. 2015: Lecturer, UNCG, Guilford Technical Community College
Christine Flood, Ph.D. student: Program Associate and Lecturer, Ashby Residential College, UNCG
Marjorie Foy, Ph.D. 2013: Lecturer, UNCG
Sarah Gates, Ph.D. student: Lecturer, UNCG
Christopher Graham, Ph.D 2013: Visiting Assistant Professor, UNCG
Kevin Greene, Ph.D. 2011: Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi
Karen Hawkins, Ph.D. 2012: Teacher, Wake County Public Schools
John Kaiser, Ph.D. 2015: Full-time instructor, Wake Technical Community College; Lecturer, UNCG
Angela Robbins Marritt, Ph.D. 2010: Assistant Professor, Meredith College
Paige Meszaros, Ph.D. 2012: History instructor, Cary Academy at SAS, Cary, NC; Area II Instructor, North Carolina Governor's School; Lecturer, UNCG
Alyce Miller, Ph.D. 2012: Assistant Professor, John Tyler Community College
Todd Miller, Ph.D. student: Lecturer, UNCG
Joseph Moore, Ph.D. 2011: Assistant Professor, Gardner-Webb University
Eric Oakley, Ph.D. student: Visiting Assistant Professor, Guilford College; TIP Summer Studies Instructor, Duke University
Tiffany Butler Packer, Ph.D. 2012: Assistant Professor, Johnson C. Smith University
Keri Petersen, Ph.D. student: Chair of the Department of Humanities and Assistant Professor of History, Bennett College
Eugene Piasecki, Ph.D. student: Historian at U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fayetteville, NC
Richard Shelton, Ph.D. student: History Instructor, Surry Community College
Cory Joe Stewart, Ph.D. 2010: Social Sciences Division Chair, Surry Community College
Susan Thomas, Ph.D. 2011: Lecturer, UNCG, Greensboro College
Natasha Thompson, Ph.D. 2012: Full-time instructor, Vance-Granville Community College
Jess Usher, Ph.D. 2015: Assistant Professor, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Georgia
For UNCG History Department awards and honors, click here.
Jennifer Bratyanski, Ph.D. 2012: 2010-2011 Outstanding Faculty Member at Queens University of Charlotte, Hayworth College
Hannah Dudley Shotwell, Ph.D. student: Linda and Richard Kerber Travel Grant for Research in the Iowa Women's Archives, University of Iowa, 2014; Sophia Smith Travel-to-Collections Fund Grant, Smith College, 2014; Graduate Student Research Travel Grant, UNCG, 2014; Award for Outstanding Work in Women's and Gender Studies, UNCG, 2012
James Findley, Ph.D. 2015: Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) Travel Grant, 2013; winner of the Humanities section of the UNCG Graduate School Research Expo., 2012; Grant-in-aid to the Folger Shakespeare Library, 2012; UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2010
Christine Flood, Ph.D. student: 3rd-place Student Essay Contest, North Carolina Museum of History, 2011
Marjorie Foy, Ph.D. 2013: Semi-Finalist for Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 2006; Scholar-Athlete Graduate Fellowship, LifeScan of Johnson & Johnson, 2007-2009; Schlesinger Dissertation Fellowship, Harvard University, 2009-2010
Arlen Hanson, Ph.D. student: UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2015
John Kaiser, Ph.D. 2015: UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2009; Archie K. Davis Fellowship, North Caroliniana Society, 2012
Brian Lee, Ph.D. student: Kennedy Research Grant, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, 2008
Sarah McCartney, Ph.D. student: Betty Sams Christian Fellowship in Business and Economic History at the Virginia Historical Society, 2014; College of Arts and Sciences and History Department Teaching Assistant Awards, 2015; Best Graduate Student Paper at the Virginia Forum, 2015; UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2015;
Ian Michie, Ph.D. student: UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2011
Dennis Todd Miller, Ph.D. student: Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship, Virginia Historical Society, Summer 2012.
Joseph Moore, Ph.D. 2011: Visiting Scholar, University of Notre Dame 2009; Visiting Research Associate, Queens University Belfast 2010; John Hope Franklin Collection for African and African American Documentation Travel Grant (Duke University), 2010; John Higham Travel Grant (OAH/IEHS) 2011; UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2009
Eric Oakley, Ph.D. student: College of Arts and Sciences and History Department Teaching Assistant Awards, 2014
Steven Peach, Ph.D. student: Bernard Dissertation Fellowship for 2014-15 by the UNCG College of Arts and Sciences; Phillips Fund Grant for Native American Research, American Philosophical Society, 2014; 1st place, UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2012
Keri Petersen, Ph.D. student: UNCF Mellon Faculty Doctoral Fellowship, 2013.
Therese Strohmer, Ph.D student: Bernard Dissertation Fellowship for 2013-14 by the UNCG College of Arts and Sciences.
Susan Thomas, Ph.D. 2011: UNCG Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2012.
Donna Ward, Ph.D. student: 2nd place, UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2012.
Margaret Williams, Ph.D.student: Virginia Social Sciences Association Henry Abraham Best Graduate Student Paper Award, 2015.