Students in the History Department have the opportunity to attend and present at a variety of regional and national research conferences.

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

2014 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

  • Manjot Khehra – “British Religious Attitudes Before 1622”
  • Jennifer Lin – “How the Spanish Colonization Model Nearly Destroyed Early Jamestown”

2012 Weber State University, Ogden Utah

  • Bianca Levaglia – “True Agency or True Womanhood: The Struggle of Female Slaves to Gain Recognition as Women and Power as Individuals” (awarded Outstanding Undergraduate Oral Presentation in the Arts and Humanities)
  • Frank Smith – “From Shackles to the Patent Office: Skilled Slaves and Slave Craftsmen”

2010 University of Montana

  • Elina Kats – “Enduring Spirits: Evolution of Protestant Missionary Attitudes Toward Ancestor Worship in 20th Century China”

2009 University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

  • Ashley Casella – “Far More Terrible For Women: An Examination of Female Slave Stereotypes, their Origins, and their Implications among Post-Bellum and Ante-Bellum Female Slave Narratives”
  • Jennifer Cohen – “Sex Discrimination Against Women in Academia”
  • Stelios Karakonstantis – “Kung Fu and Health: Bridging the Gap Between Practice and History”
  • Elina Kats – “Dissecting the Western Gaze Toward Chinese Medicine: From Superstition to Science”
  • Marissa Wolf – “Journey to the West: A Valuable Teaching Tool for Learning about Chinese Culture”

Phi Alpha Theta Northeast Regional Conference

At Ramapo College of New Jersey

  • David M. Campmier – “Dennis H. Mahan and William T. Sherman: Tactical, Strategic, and Logistical Thought and its Application”
    Best Paper Award Winner
  • Bianca M. LaVeglia – “True Power or True Womanhood: the Struggles of Female Slaves to Gain Recognition as Women and Power”
    Best Paper Award Winner
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