Ashley Rogers, Director of Museum Operations

Ashley Rogers (M.A., 2011), Director of Museum Operations for the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana, recently spoke about how her education at CSU advanced her career. During her search for graduate schools, Rogers visited CSU and sat in on one of Dr. Ann Little’s classes. She was hooked, Rogers remembers, by “the intellectual stimulation.” Rogers […]

Jeopardy crowns new winner

Five teams vied for the highly-coveted crown of CSU Jeopardy champion, but the “Putin Fan Club” emerged as this semester’s winner. They slowly built their lead by relying on categories like American Sport History and Video Games. All teams had an opportunity to win once the Final Jeopardy category of “The Beatles” was revealed. The […]

Dane Vanhoozer Writes for the Colorado Encyclopedia

Dane Vanhoozer, a second-year student in the History Department’s M.A. program, recently accepted a position as a paid intern with the Colorado Encyclopedia of the Colorado Humanities. As a Content Specialist for the Colorado Encyclopedia, he researches and writes short articles on topics germane to the history of Colorado. For example, he has written on the elk […]

Dr. Nicole Archambeau: “Miraculous Healing for the Warrior Soul: Transforming Fear, Violence, and Shame in the Canonization Inquest for Delphine de Puimichel”

Dr. Nicole Archambeau’s article, “Miraculous Healing for the Warrior Soul: Transforming Fear, Violence, and Shame in the Canonization Inquest for Delphine de Puimichel,” just came out in Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques v.41. This volume is a special issue on how historians address the issue of trauma.  

Maggie Moss Jones Wins Prestigious VPR Fellowship from CSU

Maggie Moss Jones, a graduate student, was one of twelve students to win a prestigious Vice-President for Research Fellowship from CSU. The VPR fellows receive a substantial scholarship and will participate in professional development workshops and leadership opportunities. Maggie’s presentation was entitled “A Decade of Dysfunction: Mismanagement of Sacred Spaces at Effigy Mounds National Monument.”

M.A. Students Present Their Research at the Graduate Student Showcase

Three History Department M.A. candidates created posters for the recent Graduate Student Showcase: Celebrating Research and Creativity, held in the Lory Student Center on November 11, 2015.  Maggie Moss Jones’s poster was based on her research about malfeasance at Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa.  Will Wright’s poster explored the topic “Highways, Tourism, and the […]