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Graduate Program

Recent Graduate Degree Recipients

The department prides itself on its conscientious and aggressive efforts to place its graduates in suitable academic employment. The department has done remarkably well in this regard. Our 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 graduates 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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Michael J. Brown

Brown, Michael J.

  • PhD 2014
  • Advisor: Robert Westbrook

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    Cernik, Laura

    • MA Essay 2018
    • Advisor: Thomas Devaney and Laura Smoller
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    Claussen, Samuel

    • PhD 2015
    • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper

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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 2014
      • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper
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      Fulton, Rachel

      • MA Essay 2015
      • Advisor: Joan Shelley Rubin

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        Mitchell D. Gruber

        Gruber, Mitchell D.

        • PhD 2017
        • Advisor: Thomas Slaughter

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        Jurnack, Richard

        • MA Essay 2015
        • Advisor: Michael Jarvis

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          Jeffrey R. Ludwig

          Ludwig, Jeffrey R.

          • PhD 2015
          • Advisor: Robert Westbrook

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          Matlin, Clay

          • PhD 2018
          • Advisor: Daniel Borus

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          Pekarek, Joseph

          • MA Thesis 2015
          • Advisor: Theodore Brown

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          Sikes, Laura

          • PhD 2017
          • Advisor: Joan Shelley Rubin
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          Sposato, Peter

          • PhD 2014
          • Advisor: Richard Kaeuper
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            Stauffer, Adam Q.

            • PhD 2018
            • Advisor: Joan Shelley Rubin
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            Sutherland, Serenity

            • PhD 2017
            • Advisor: Thomas Slaughter

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            Waples, Bret

            • MA Essay 2014
            • Advisor: Joan Shelley Rubin