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Katrina Ponti

PhD, 2022
Advisor: Michael Jarvis

Major Fields: America and the World
Minor Fields: Atlantic History, Diplomatic History, and Early Modern Natural Philosophy

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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

American Early Republic, Diplomacy, Social History


Agents of Exchange: Public Diplomats in U.S. Foreign Affairs, 1783-1818


Millersville University of Pennsylvania, History (2015)
Penn State University, Political Science (2012)

Selected Publications


    • Department of History, University of Rochester Co-Instructor with Robert Westbrook, Spring 2020 American Movies in Their Moment: The Silver Age, 1968-1980
    • Instructor--  The History of Espionage (Fall 2019)
    • Instructor-- Alexander Hamilton's Atlantic World (Summer 2018)
    • Teaching Assistant-- Hitler's Germany (Thomas Fleichman, Spring 2018)
    • Teaching Assistant-- History of Mortality (Thomas Devaney, Spring 2018)
    • Teaching Assistant-- Modern China (Dahpon Ho, Fall 2017)
    • Teaching Assistant-- Smith's Island Archaeology Field School (Mike Jarvis, Summer 2017)


    • 2019--Summer Fellow, Seminar on History and Statecraft at the Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas, Austin 
    • 2018-- Visiting Junior Fellow at the Bruce Centre for American Studies, Keele University