Tamara Feinstein

Tamara Feinstein

Born and raised in the Motor City (Detroit), I received my B.A. from Wayne State University in Political Science and Peace & Conflict Studies. Interested in pursuing a career in international affairs, I moved to Washington, D.C., where I picked up an M.A. at George Washington University with a focus in U.S. foreign policy. I…

Issac T. Hopper Project

Issac T. Hopper Project

Isaac T. Hopper served as the chairman of the Committee on Discharged Convicts for the New York Prison Association from 1845 until 1852, when at age 81, illness forced him to resign his post. As one of only a few paid agents of the association, Hopper kept an office in New York City to receive…

Daniel Banta

Daniel Banta

Daniel Banta’s Digital Humanities Fellowship has been invested in research, and in learning how to make research public through the web.  Daniel has been developing a web site with Eric Williams-Bergen, Director of Digital Initiatives, for Elun Gabriel’s Spring 2017 History course on genocide, and he specifically has been researching the Rwandan genocide of 1994.  Using the mapping software…

Francophone Africa

Francophone Africa

This group has created a cluster of courses that examine the history, culture, and politics of Francophone Africa from an interdisciplinary and cross-divisional perspective that will enhance knowledge of and interest in Francophone Africa, as well as provide students with an option to complete the Integrated Learning Component (ILC) of the new curriculum.   Project…

Judith DeGroat

Judith DeGroat

Now retired, Judith DeGroat is by training and inclination an historian of France, and her scholarship focuses on the multiple ways that society and individuals construct and contest identity through notions of gender, class, race and ethnicity. She has published articles on women in the Paris trades in the mid- nineteenth century who fought for…

Zapata Project

Zapata Project

For her St. Lawrence University Fellows summer research project Emily Sheltry investigated the ways in which the image of Emiliano Zapata has changed from Zapata’s initial creation, and the ways that the image has been applied to the Zapatista movement. Evelyn Jennings, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Advising Programs, was her advisor for…

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