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Quinn Akina

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 350G McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: Dr. Jeffrey Ostler
  • Interests: Women and gender, Race and imperialism, Carceral studies, Native Hawaiian studies

Marin Aurand

  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 343 McKenzie Hall
  • Interests: Labor history, social movements

Aziza Baker

Hayley Brazier

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 350B McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: Mark Carey, Marsha Weisiger, Ryan Jones
  • Interests: Environmental History, Public History, US History

Lucas Burke

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340B McKenzie Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: 20th c. US Politics and Environment; US West

Marc Carpenter

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340M McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019, Mondays 2:00–4:00 p.m.
  • Adviser: Jeff Ostler
  • Interests: US History, Native American History, History of Memory

Emily Cole

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 350C McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: Jeff Hanes
  • Interests: Japan

Patience Collier

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 343 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019, Tuesday/Thursday 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Adviser: Jeff Ostler
  • Interests: Native American History, Modern U.S. History, History of Gender, Labor History

Lucas Erickson

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340C McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: May
  • Interests: US, Japan, Military

Jack Evans

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340L McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019, Thursday 1:50–2:50 p.m., Friday 12:10-1:10 p.m. (or by appointment)
  • Adviser: Jeffrey Ostler and Marsha Weisiger
  • Interests: History of the American West, Native American History, Print Culture

Joshua Fitzgerald

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 350A McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Wednesday 10:00-11:30 am, 12:00-1:30 pm.
  • Adviser: Robert Haskett
  • Interests: Early and Pre-Colonial Latin/Native America

Nichelle Frank

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340S McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Wednesday noon–1:30 p.m. (or by appointment)
  • Adviser: Marsha Weisiger
  • Interests: US West, environmental history, historic preservation, architectural history, urban history, women's history, race and ethnicity

Jamie Frick

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340E McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday 10:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Adviser: Bob Bussel
  • Interests: United States History, History of Technology, Women in US History

Erik Glowark

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 350H McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: Hanes, Jeff
  • Interests: Early Modern Japan, Religious, Christianity

Breann Goosmann

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340B McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019, Wednesday 2:00–4:00 p.m.
  • Interests: Medieval Japan

Ian Halter

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 350E McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Tuesday/Wednesday 11:00 a.m.–noon
  • Adviser: Ryan Jones
  • Interests: US History, Northern Studies, Critical Indigenous Theory

Rebecca Hastings

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340S McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: Hessler
  • Interests: Russian Empire, Soviet Union, Azerbaijan

Tara Keegan

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340H McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: Dr. Jeffrey Ostler
  • Interests: Native America, sports, 20th Century US; Dissertation: "Runners of a Different Race: The Redwood Empire Indian Marathon, 1927-1928"

Kwangyeol Ko

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340J McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: Julie Hessler
  • Interests: Soviet Union, Communist Politics, Planned Economy, Central-Local Relations; Dissertation: "The Sovnarkhoz Reform: Soviet Economic Management, Communist Politics, Central-Local Relations under Nikita Khrushchev, 1957-1965"

Nanosh Lucas

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340C McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019, Fridays 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
  • Adviser: Dr. Leslie Alexander
  • Interests: U.S. History, African American History, Black Power Studies

Samuel McClelland

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340L McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2019, Thursday 10:00 a.m.–noon
  • Adviser: Vera Keller and David Luebke
  • Interests: Early Modern European History, History of Science, History of Philosophy, History of Medicine, History of Subjectivity

Ariana Persico

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340N McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: Jeffrey Ostler
  • Interests: Native American History, Decolonization Methodologies, Native American Museums

Anne Reiva

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340Q McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Tuesday 10:00–11:30 a.m., Friday 1:00–2:30 p.m. (or by appointment)
  • Adviser: Jeffrey Ostler
  • Interests: History of the American West, Monuments and Memory, Native American Studies

Christopher Simmerman

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340T McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: George Sheridan, John McCole
  • Interests: History of Economic Thought, 18th-19th century European Intellectual History, Economic History, Historical Demography and Ecology

Christopher Smith

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Additional Title: Recipient of Peggy Pascoe Fellowship
  • Office: 350J McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter Term: Mondays and Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Adviser: Ostler
  • Interests: American West / Native American
  • Website: Website

Preetham Sridharan

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340P McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: John McCole, Ian McNeely
  • Interests: Modern European intellectual history, nineteenth-century Europe, history of linguistic thought

Kenneth Surles

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340H McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Wednesday 2:00-3:30pm, or by appt.
  • Adviser: Ellen Herman
  • Interests: US History, Women's and Gender History, Marriage and Family

Ian Urrea

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340F McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2019, Wednesday & Friday 12:30–2:00 p.m.
  • Adviser: Jeffrey Ostler
  • Interests: History of the Pacific Northwest & Alaska, Indigenous History, Captivity in History, Violence & Colonialism in North America

Miles Wilkinson

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 350F McKenzie Hall
  • Adviser: James Mohr
  • Interests: US Medical History

Olivia Wing

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340R McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2019, Tuesday 12:30–1:30 p.m. & Wednesday 2:00–3:00 p.m.
  • Adviser: Weisiger
  • Interests: History of the American West, Asian American History, and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Moeko Yamazaki

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340G McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Wednesday 1:00–3:00 p.m.
  • Adviser: Bob Bussel
  • Interests: Labor History, 20th-century U.S. History