ContactsLenny del Granado, Graduate Secretary
Prof. Guido Ruggiero, Director of Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 248107
Coral Gables, FL 33124
Physical Address (for express mail):
1252 Memorial Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Please be advised that the department office is usually closed the last two weeks in December, and so we will be unable to field queries about the status of your application during that time.
"Mariana of Austria and Imperial Spain: Court, Dynastic, and International Politics in Seventeenth-Century Europe" by Silvia Zisa Mitchell (Assistant Professor of History, Purdue University)
"Consuls, Corsairs, and Captives: the Creation of Dutch Diplomacy in the Early Modern Mediterranean, 1596-1699" by Erica Heinsen-Roach (Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History and Politics at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg)
"Gender, Labor, and Virtue in Eighteenth-Century Georgia" by Lauren Lane (Department of History, Palmer Trinity School)
"Public Performance: Free People of Color Fashioning Identities in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Cuba" by Jacqueline Grant (Administrative Faculty Member, University Libraries, and Lecturer, Department of History, University of Nevada, Reno.). This dissertation won the Barrett Dissertation Prize from the UM Center for Latin American Studies for the best Ph.D. dissertation written on Latin America by a University of Miami student during the previous academic year. It also won the 2012 David John Ruggiero Dissertation Award in the Humanities from the UM Center for the Humanities.
"American Women and the Modern Olympic Games -- A Story of Obstacles and Struggles for Participation and Equality" by Cecile Houry (Assistant Vice President in the Office of Engagement at Florida International University)
This dissertation received the David John Ruggiero Dissertation Award from the Center for the Humanities at the University of Miami
"Rattling the collective consciousness: Helen Dickens and medical activism in Philadelphia, 1935-1980" by Ameenah Shakir (Assistant Professor of History, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University)
"A Pan-African Imagined Community: Anti-Colonialism, Rastafarians and Post-Colonial Tanzania 1961-1992" by Monique Bedasse (now Assistant Professor of History at Connecticut College)
"Tension Under the Sun: Tourism And Identity In Cuba, 1945-2007," by John Gustavsen (now at Belén Preparatory Academy, Miami, FL)
This dissertation won the Barrett Prize from the UM Center for Latin American Studies for the best Ph.D. dissertation written on Latin America by a University of Miami student during the previous academic year.
"Calusa Responses to the Spanish Missionary Enterprise in Post-Contact Florida" by Carmen Lopez-Jordan
"Neither Southern nor Northern: Miami, Florida and the Black Freedom Struggle in America's Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968" by Chanelle Rose (now Associate Professor of History at Rowan University)
"The Science of Nation Building: A History of Geographic Sciences in Colombia, 1821-1921”
by Lina del Castillo (now Assistant Professor of History and Latin American Studies, University of Texas - Austin)
“Bending Steel with Bare Hands: Modernity and the American Superhero in the Twentieth Century,”
by Aldo Regalado (now at Palmer Trinity School, Miami, Florida)
“Making West Indians Unwelcome: Bananas, Race & the Immigrant Question in Izabal, Guatemala, 1900-1929.”
by Douglas W. Kraft (now at U.S. Department of State)
”Bridging the Island: Brazilian Elite Views of Spanish America and Themselves 1880 – 1912”
by Ori Preuss (now Visiting Asistant Professor at Tel Aviv University, Israel)
"The Mexican Revolution in Taxco de Alarcon, 1920-24: Hidden But Not Forgotten"
by Mercedes Vigon (now Coordinator, Latin American Master's Program, School of Journalism, Florida International University)
"A Man Chosen by God: The Office of Archbishop in Novgorod, Russia, 1165-1478"
by Michael Paul (now Assistant Professor of History, Indiana-Purdue University, Indianapolis)
"A City of Children: Boys, Girls, Family, and State in Imperial Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
by Erica Windler (now Assistant Professor of History, Michigan State University)
"Machado: A Historical Interpretation"
by Fritz Berggren
"Interwar Bolivia and Refugees from Nazism: A Unique Case"
by Mariana Conea (now Assistant Professor of History, Miami International University of Arts and Design)
"Pearl of the Paraiba No More: The Limits of Industrailization and Modernization in Brazil"
by John Crocitti (now Assistant Chair of History, San Diego Mesa College, California)
"Constructing the Brazilian Middle Class: São Paulo, 1930-45"
by Cristina Mehrtens (now Assistant Professor of History, Miami-Dade College, North Campus)
"Civilizational Designs: The Architecture of Colonialism in the Native Parishes of Potosi"
by Emma Sordo (Assistant Professor of History, Florida International University)