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Graduate Program

Recent PhD Recipients

The department prides itself on its conscientious and aggressive efforts to place its PhDs in suitable academic employment. The department has done remarkably well in this regard. Our PhDs graduates now teach at several institutes, including the following:

  • University of Arkansas
  • Bard College
  • UCLA
  • Canisius College
  • Clarkson University
  • Colgate University
  • Columbia University
  • Concordia College
  • Hamilton College
  • Harvard University
  • Louisiana State University
  • SUNY Buffalo
  • SUNY Oswego
  • CUNY Lehmann College
  • Northeastern University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Oklahoma (Norman)
  • Rhodes College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • St. Lawrence University
  • Xavier University
  • Villanova University

A number of Rochester PhDs are pursuing careers in related professions. They have found employment at such diverse organizations as the New York State Archives, Library of Congress, and Newsday.

Recent Recipients



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Arbogast, Amy Lynn

  • PhD 2016
  • Advisor: Joan Shelley Rubin
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Avitable, Joseph R.

  • PhD 2009
  • Advisor: Joseph Inikori

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    Bakhmetyeva, Tatyana

    • PhD 2006
    • Advisor: Dorinda Outram
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      Bharadwaj, Vasudha

      • PhD 2011
      • Advisor: Stewart Weaver
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        Broc, Loren A.

        • PhD 2013
        • Advisor: Joan Shelley Rubin
        Michael J. Brown

        Brown, Michael J.

        • PhD 2014
        • Advisor: Robert Westbrook

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        Casey, Kathleen B.

        • PhD 2009
        • Advisor: Victoria Wolcott
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          Claussen, Samuel

          • PhD 2016
          • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper

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          Dingman, Paul E.

          • PhD 2012
          • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper
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          Dougherty, Sara M.

          • PhD 2012
          • Advisor: Robert Westbrook

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          Finn, Michelle R.

          • Track: PhD Spring 2012
          • Advisor: Victoria Wolcott
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          Fisher, Michael C.

          • PhD 2016
          • Advisor: Joan Shelley Rubin
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          Flowe, Douglas James

          • PhD 2014
          • Advisor: Joan Shelley Rubin
            Daniel P. Franke

            Franke, Daniel P.

            • PhD Candidate, ABD
            • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper

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            Goodwin, Julia

            • PhD 2007
            • Advisor: Celia Applegate
              Mitchell D. Gruber

              Gruber, Mitchell D.

              • PhD 2017
              • Advisor: Thomas Slaughter
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              Guyol, Christopher R.

              • PhD 2013
              • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper

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              Kadercan, Pelin

              • Track: PhD 2012
              • Advisor: Celia Applegate

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              Learned, Jay D.

              • Track: PhD 2012
              • Advisor: Joan Rubin; Matthew Lenoe
              Jeffrey R. Ludwig

              Ludwig, Jeffrey R.

              • PhD 2015
              • Advisor: Robert Westbrook

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              McCarthy, Tara

              • PhD 2006
              • Advisor: Lynn Gordon
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                Morry, Emily C.

                • PhD 2012
                • Advisor: Victoria Wolcott

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                Nakashian, Craig M.

                • PhD 2009
                • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper

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                  Parsons, Gregory S.

                  • PhD 2007
                  • Advisor: Celia Applegate
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                    Paternaude, Monique D.

                    • Track: PhD 2012
                    • Advisor: Larry Hudson
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                    Pekarek, Joseph

                    • MA Thesis
                    • Advisor: Theodore Brown

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                    Robins, Jonathan E.

                    • PhD 2010
                    • Advisor: Stewart Weaver, Stanley Engerman

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                      Sanders, Gabrielle S.

                      • PhD 2007
                      • Advisor: Linda Levy Peck
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                        Satta, Ronald F.

                        • PhD 2007
                        • Advisor: Robert Westbrook
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                          Saucier, Jamie C.

                          • PhD 2012
                          • Advisor: Robert Westbrook
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                          Saucier, Jeremy K.

                          • PhD 2010
                          • Advisor: Robert Westbrook
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                            Sposato, Peter

                            • PhD 2014
                            • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper
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                              Summers, John

                              • PhD 2006
                              • Advisor: Robert Westbrook
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                                Sutherland, Serenity

                                • PhD 2017
                                • Advisor: Thomas Slaughter

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                                Thurman, Kira

                                • PhD 2013
                                • Advisor: Celia Applegate