Graduate Student Research and Professional Activities 2013-14

The Department of History at Western Michigan University encourages students to be active learners who demonstrate excellent research, critical thinking, oral communication and writing skills. The following information showcases the activities of our graduate students during 2013-14.

Conference Presentations

Bre’z, Skylar. “Women’s History Month: A Framework for Collective Action.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference, 2013.
Herhold, Claire. “Red Coats and Pork Eaters: Interpreting the Foodways of Single Men in the Great Lakes, 1750-1800.” Annual Meeting of the Michigan Museums Association, Bay City, MI, October 2013.
Penix, Matthew. “The Young Turks Divided: Factionalism and the Ottoman Path to War, 1914.” Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters Annual Meeting, Rochester Hills, MI, February 2014. 

Grants Fellowships and Honors

Bre’z, Skylar. University Dames Scholarship Award, April 2013.
Bre’z, Skylar. WMU Graduate Student Research & Travel Grant, April 2014.
Denby, Eric. MA Teaching Award, April 2014.
Goodman, Jack. PhD Teaching Award, April 2014.
Janes, Randall. Department Research and Travel Award, April 2013.
Johnson, Emilee. Russel Writing Award, May 2014.
Matthews, Adam. MA Research Award, April 2014.
McCandless, Jamie. WMU Graduate Student Research & Travel Grant, April 2014.
Petty, Iris. Department Travel Grant, April 2014.
Staggs, Steven. PhD Research Award, April 2014.
Stevens, Chelsea. Breisach Award, July 2014