Skip to main content Skip to navigation
Washington State University
History | World Dissertations in Progress

Ph.D. Dissertations in Progress

Fred Hardyway, “Iron Heads to Iron Barrels: Migratory Fulani, Blacksmiths, and the Distribution of Military Technology and the Persistence of Bow and Arrow Technology in West African Cultures from the 14th to the early 20th Century.”

Daniel Kotin, TBD (topic: World War memories in Black Nationalist media and culture)




Chowdhury, Amitava. “Horizons of Memory: A Global Processual Study of Cultural Memory and Identity of the South Asian Indentured Labor Diaspora in the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean.” (2008)

Herzog, Shawna R. “Convenient Compromises: A History of Slavery and Abolition in the British East Indies, 1795-1841.” (2013)

Link, Amanda Rae. “Spectors of Empire: Remembrance of the Great War in the Irish Free State, 1914-1937.” (2015)

McCormack, Carie. “Collection and Discovery: Botanical Collection in South and Southeast Asia, 1754 – 1885.” (2018)

Maxwell, Mary Jane. “Journeys of Faith and Fortune: Christian Travelers in the Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth-Century dar al-Islam.” (2004)

Moreno, Mark. “World at War: Mexican Identities, Insurgents, and the French Occupation, 1862-1867.” (2011)

Rhett, Maryanne. “’Quasi-barbarians’ and ‘Wandering Jews’: The Balfour Declaration in Light of World Events.” (2008)

Rond, Terisa Jeanine. “Altogether Useless’: Women, Crime and the Creation of Unfree Labor for the British Atlantic Colonies, 1660-1783.” (2014)

Shin, Dong Jo. “Sinicization with Socialist Characteristics: Han Control Over Ethnic Koreans in Northeast China, 1921-1976.” (2018)

Traver, Barbara. “After Kourou: Settlement Schemes in French Guiana in the Age of Enlightenment.” (2011)

Wang, Ai. “City of the River: The Hai River and the Construction of Tianjin, 1897–1948” (2014)

Wemlinger, Cherri. “Making their Voices Heard: Expressions of World Opinion to the League of Nations during the Italo-Ethiopian Dispute (1934-1938).” (2012)

Whelchel, Aaron. “`The Schoolmaster is Abroad’: The Diffusion of Educational Innovations in the Nineteenth-Century British Empire.” (2011)

Wiecko, Cynthia Ross. “Guam: At the Crossroads of Spanish Imperial Militarization, Ecological Change, and Identity in World History.” (2011)