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Ali Atabey
PhD Candidate
Email: aatabey@email.arizona.edu
Office: CHVZ 422

Ali Atabey is a PhD candidate in History at the University of Arizona specializing in 17th-century Ottoman and Middle East history with a specific interest in world historical and interdisciplinary approaches. He received his MA from Sabanci University in Istanbul with a thesis that analyzed the...


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Lucia Carminati
PhD Candidate
Email: lcarminati@email.arizona.edu

I am a PhD Candidate at the History department of the University of Arizona. 

My dissertation is provisionally titled "Būr Saʿīd/Port Said, 1859-1922: Migration, Urbanization, and Empire" and traces the social and cultural history of the Egyptian and Mediterranean...


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Marcus Hernandez
PhD Student
Email: mahernandez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3247

I'm a PhD candidate in United States history.  I am interested in late nineteenth and early twentieth century environmental history.  I am also interested in the history of the senses, urban history, and community development in Colorado.


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Daniel Hernandez
Masters Student
Email: hernandezdaniel@email.arizona.edu
Office: CHVZ 422

I am a second year masters student studying US History. My primary area of interest is the expansion and formation of federal management of public lands and waters during the Progressive Era and Great Depression, especially in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to environmental history, I am...


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Allison Huntley
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: adhuntley@email.arizona.edu

Allison Huntley is a PhD candidate studying twentieth century Mexico.  Her dissertation topic is the 1968 Cultural Olympics.


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Annalise Livingston
Email: annalise@email.arizona.edu
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Marco Macias
PhD Candidate Latin American History
Email: macias@email.arizona.edu
Office: CHVZ 422

Marco A. Macias is a PhD candidate in Latin American History that researches Modern Mexico. He holds a B.A. from the University of Arizona in History, Latin American Studies, and Political Science; with a dual Master Degree in Latin American Studies and Public Administration. He is currently...


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Heidi Muñoz
Graduate Student
Email: hmunoz@email.arizona.edu

Heidi is an M.A. student specializing in Latin American history. She received her B.A. in History and Gender & Women Studies from Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut. Her main area of focus is the history of gender-based violence in Guatemalan society and how it impacts migration...


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David Y. Neufeld
Ph.D.
Email: davidyneufeld@email.arizona.edu

Dr. David Y. Neufeld is a historian of religion, culture, and daily life in the early modern world, with a particular focus on the history of German-speaking lands in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In his current book project, Neufeld explores how the maintenance of alternative...


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Dwayne Pierce
Graduate Student
Email: dwaynep@email.arizona.edu

Interests in border lands and the relationship between Indigenous peoples and the nation-states of North America. Especially interested in the history of the O'odham groups in Arizona and Sonora, Mexico.


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Edward Polanco
Alumnus

Edward is now a faculty member in the Department of History at Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA). His research focuses on Nahua people (an indigenous group) in Central Mexico. By using evidence from colonial documents written in Spanish and Nahuatl (spoken by Nahua people) his investigation offers...


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Alexander Schweig
PhD Candidate
Email: aschweig@email.arizona.edu
Office: CHVZ 422

I am a PhD candidate currently writing a dissertation on the social history of technology in the late Ottoman Empire. Specifically, I am studying the ways in which the construction and early operation of the Anatolian Railroad interacted with existing social and economic patterns in Central...


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Secil Uluisik
Email: suluisik@email.arizona.edu
TEL: +1-440-381-7177

I completed my Ph.D. with a major in Middle East History and a minor in Comparative History at The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Currently, I am based in Cleveland, Ohio.

My areas of...


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Rita Marie Velasco
Graduate Student, HGA Secretary 2018-2019
Email: ritavelasco@email.arizona.edu
Office: Chavez 422

Rita Velasco is an MA student specializing in the history of modern Mexico. Her research focuses on post-revolutionary Mexico and the US/Mexico border region through a study of Fiestas Patrias celebrated on both sides of the poltical boundary. 


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Ashley Wunder
Graduate Student
Email: wundera@email.arizona.edu
Office: CHVZ 422
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