Prof. Franz holds degrees in museum studies and American Civilization from Brown University. She specializes in 20th Century US cultural history with a focus on popular culture and the history of technology.
Jordan Grant is a candidate for the Ph.D. in U.S. history at American University. His research focuses on the entwined histories of slavery and the state, and his dissertation, "Catchers and Kidnappers: Slave Hunting in Early America" traces how slav… More
Anita Kondoyanidi was born in Russia. She received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European studies from Georgetown University. In 2004, she completed her first Ph.D. in Literature and Literary Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania,… More
Erica Munkwitz is a historian of modern British and European history. Her research focuses on gender, sport and empire in modern Britain, specifically women’s involvement in equestrianism. She received her BA in History and English from Sweet Briar C… More
Matthew Pembleton completed his Ph.D. in U.S. History in 2014. He is currently working on a book manuscript titled "Containing Addiction: U.S. National Security, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, and the Origins of America’s Global Drug War"
Allen's teaching and research subjects generally cover American history 1865-present, specializing in Cold War history, humanitarianism, peace activism, and American foreign policy.
Since 2011 Allen has served as an Assistant Director of Research at… More
Terumi A. Rafferty-Osaki is a doctoral candidate and adjunct instructor at American University. He is currently working on his dissertation, " 'Strictly Masculine:' Reforming and Performing Manhood at Tule Lake 1942-1946." He has appeared on C-SPAN's… More