Loyola University Chicago

Department of History

Current History Graduate Students

(Updated 1/17/2023)

PhD Candidates

United States History
  Matthew Amyx
Dissertation: "Detrimental Influences”: The Home Owners Loan Corporation and Racial Residential Segregation in Chicago
Advisor: Dr. Timothy Gilfoyle
  Lucas Bensley
Dissertation: "Daring Dames and Dirty Deeds": Burlesque and Censorship Politics in Chicago, 1850-1970
Advisor: Dr. Timothy Gilfoyle
  June Coyne
Dissertation: A Cultural History of Educational Software
Advisor: Dr. Elliott Gorn


Public History and United States History
Emily Davis
Dissertation"Enshrining Memory"
Advisor: Dr. Patricia Mooney-Melvin
  Ina Cox
Dissertation: The De Mau Mau Conspiracy: The Specter of Black Vietnam Veterans in the Exercise of Police Power, 1968-1974
Advisor: Dr. Edin Hajdarpasic
Cate LiaBraaten
Dissertation: "Looking Forward, Looking Back: Depression-Era World’s Fairs, Imagined Pasts, and Hopeful Futures"
Advisor: Dr. Benjamin Johnson
  Katie Macica
Dissertation: Environments of War: The Pacific Northwest and the Waging of World War II
Advisor: Dr. Patricia Mooney-Melvin

PhD Degree Students

United States

  • Rachel McGough
  • Matt Norvell
  • Noël Sucese

Public History and United States History

MA Students

United States

  • Alejandra Echeverria
  • Madison Givens
  • Jakub Jasnak
  • Nikola Kajmakoski
  • Natalie Kirk
  • Nathan Lewitz
  • Danny Lojkovic
  • Sean O'Connell
  • Kelsey Rodriguez
  • Adam Schilling
  • Grace Valentino

Public History

  • Jenny Barry
  • Brian Burtka
  • Haley Carlton
  • Dariel Chaidez
  • Liz Ferry
  • Alex Friedlen
  • Caroline Handley
  • Caroline Lauber
  • Sam Lilly
  • Ashli Lucio
  • Chris Mattix
  • Katie McGranahan
  • Kaylee Morlan
  • Brooke Sapper
  • Lauren Steinkoenig
  • Chandler Tapella
  • Willow Tomkovicz
  • Grace Tony

Public History/Master of Library and Information Science Dual-Degree

  • Yana Cooper
  • Yujay Masah
  • Katy Rose
  • Mazzy Teich

BA/MA Students


Non-Degree Seeking Students