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Ph.D. Careers and Accomplishments

Please send news of new jobs, awards, fellowships, publications, and admissions to other graduate programs to Laurie O'Neill at lponeill@uncg.edu. We will include your news on this page and in the fall department newsletter. Thanks!

Academic Career News

Jennifer Bratyanski, Ph.D. 2012: Instructor, Queens University of Charlotte, Hayworth College

James Findley, Ph.D. student: Lecturer, UNCG, Rockingham County Community College

Christine Flood, Ph.D. student: Program Associate and Lecturer, Ashby Residential College, UNCG

Marjorie Foy, Ph.D. student: Adjunct Professor of History at St. Augustine's College

Sarah Gates, Ph.D. student: Lecturer, UNCG

Christopher Graham, Ph.D 2013: Lecturer, UNCG, Guilford Technical Community College, and Elon University

Kevin Greene, Ph.D. 2011: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi

Karen Hawkins, Ph.D. 2012: Teacher, Wake County Public Schools

John Kaiser, Ph.D. student: Full-time instructor, Wake Technical Community College; Lecturer, UNCG

Angela Robbins Marritt, Ph.D. 2010: Assistant Professor, Meredith College

Paige Meszaros, Ph.D. 2012: Assistant Professor, Bennett College, 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: TIP Summer Studies Instructor, Duke University

Keri Petersen, Ph.D. student: Chair of the Department of History, Philosophy, Religion and Interdisciplinary Studies, Bennett College

Eugene Piasecki, Ph.D. student: Historian at U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fayetteville, NC

Tiffany Butler Quaye, Ph.D. 2012: Visiting Assistant Professor, Johnson C. Smith University

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; Lecturer, UNCG.

Jess Usher, Ph.D. student: Instructor, Winston Salem State University

Awards and Honors

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, PhD student: Award for Outstanding Work in Women's and Gender Studies, UNCG, 2012

James Findley, Ph.D. student: 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

John Kaiser, Ph.D. student: 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

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

Lauren Mottle, Ph.D. student: First prize, UNCG Preparing Future Faculty program, 2014

Steven Peach, Ph.D. student: 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: Selected as a UNCF Mellon Faculty Doctoral Fellow for 2013.

Therese Strohmer, Ph.D student: Bernard Dissertation Fellowship for 2014 by the UNCG College of Arts and Sciences.

Susan Thomas, Ph.D. 2011: UNCG 2012 Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Donna Ward, PhD student: 2nd place, UNCG Atlantic World Research Network research prize, 2012. (Link to Project)


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