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Recent PhD Recipients

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Danielle R. Picard

PhD Candidate, ABD
Adviser: Stewart Weaver

Major Fields: Comparative Revolutions, Medieval Britain
Minor Fields: Modern Britain, Modern Germany


European History

Research Interests

Nineteenth and twentieth century cultural history of science and technology


AB, Magna Cum Laude, History/Psychology, Rollins College, 2008

Selected Publications

  • "'In the Bottomless Mud': Michelin’s Battlefield Guide to Ypres and the Attempt to Find Meaning in War." Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association, Alexandria, VA, October 2010.
  • "Steadfast in Conservatism: Burke on the French Revolution." British Studies Symposium, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, March 2009.
  • "Steadfast in Conservatism: Burke on the French Revolution."Rollins Undergraduate Research Journal, 2008.


  • WRT 105: Mind in the Machine: Technology, Culture and the Meaning of Humanity,Instructor, University of Rochester, Spring 2012
  • HIS 237: England and Ireland since 1800, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Stewart Weaver, University of Rochester, Spring 2011.
  • HIS 226: Hitler's Germany, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Celia Applegate, University of Rochester, Fall 2010.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) United States History, Private Instructor, Fall 2010-Spring 2011.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) European History, Private Instructor, Fall 2009-Spring 2010.
  • History and Psychology Tutor, Thomas P. Johnson Student Resource Center, Rollins College, Spring 2007-Spring 2008


  • 2011                       Meyers Graduate Teaching Award, University of Rochester