Doctor of Philosophy

PhDs Awarded

Year Awarded Name Dissertation Title Affiliation Books 
2015  Jennifer Koshatka Seman  "The Politics of Curanderismo: Santa Teresa Urrea, Don Pedrito Jaramillo, and Faith Healing in the U.S-Mexico Borderlands at the Turn of the Twentieth Century" Adjunct, Brookhaven College   
2015  Luis A. Garcia "A Medieval Frontier:  Warfare and Military Culture in Texas and Northeastern Mexico (1686-1845)"

Research Professor, University of Monterrey

 Guerra y Frontera: El Ejercito del Norte entre 1855 y 1858 (Monterrey, Mexico: Archivo General del Estado de Nuevo Leon, 2007)
2013 Aaron Sanchez "From Mexico de Afuera to Aztlan: Belonging, Homeland Politics, and Citizenship in U.S.-Mexican Thought, Texas 1910-1979"

Faculty, Mountain View College  
2012 Anna Banhegyi "Where Marx Meets Osceola: Ideology and Mythology in the Eastern Bloc Western"

Szoloto Bilingual Educational Foundation - Budapest, Hungary

2012 John R. Gram "Education on the Edge of Empire: The Pueblos and the Federal Boarding Schools, 1881-1928" Instructor, Missouri State University, Springfield

Education at the Edge of Empire: Negotiating Pueblo Identity in New Mexico's Indian Boarding Schools, University of Washington Press, 2015
2011 Timothy P. Bowman "Blood Oranges: Citriculture, Colonialism, and the Making of Anglo-American Identity in the Lower Rio Grande Valley Borderlands during the Twentieth Century"

Assistant Professor of History, West Texas A&M University  Blood Oranges: Colonialism and Agriculture in the South Texas Borderlands, Texas A&M University Press, 2016
2010 George T. Diaz "Contrabandista Communities: States and Smugglers in the Lower Rio Grande Borderlands, 1848-1945"

Assistant Professor University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Border Contraband:  A History of Smuggling across the Rio Grande, University of Texas Press, 2015
2010 Eduardo Morález "From Tejano to Latino in Indiana: The Evolving Class and Ethnic Identity of Mexican Migrants to the Great Lakes, 1900-2000"

Fulltime Instructor,  El Centro College

2010 David Rex Galindo "Propaganda fide: Training Franciscan Missionaries in New Spain" Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

2009 Edward James Dudlo

"Martial Borderland: The Armed Incorporation of New Mexico, 1598-1912" Lead Faculty of History Department, Brookhaven College

2009 Jose Gabriel Martinez-Serna "Vineyards in the Desert: The Jesuits and the Rise and Decline of an Indian Town in New Spain's Northeastern Borderlands"

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centro de Investigación y Estudios de Antropologia Social, in Monterrey Mexico (CIESAS Noreste). 

Vinedos e indios del desierto: Fundacion, auge y secularizacion de una mision jesuita en la frontera noreste de la Nueva Espana, CONARTE / Museum of Mexican / CONACULTA History, 2014
2009 Helen McLure “‘I Suppose You Think Strange the Murder of Women and Children’: White-capping and Lynching in the American West, 1850-1930”

Adjunct Assistant Professor History, University of Texas at Dallas  
2009 Paul T. Nelson

"Utah's Canyon Country: Hope and Experience Approach an American Desert, 1500-1936" Adjunct Lecturer of History, Otterbein University

Wrecks of Human Ambition:  A History of Utah's Canyon Country to 1936, The University of Utah Press, 2014
2008 Matthew M. Babcock "Turning Apaches into Spaniards: North America's Forgotten Indian Reservations" Assistant Professor of History, University of North Texas, Dallas

 Apache Adaptation to Hispanic Rule, Cambridge University Press, 2016
2008 Houston F. Mount, II "Oilfield Revolutionary: The Career of Everette Lee DeGolyer" Assistant Professor of History, East Central  University, Oklahoma

Oilfield Revolutionary:  The Career of Everette Lee DeGolyer, Texas A&M University Press, 2014
2008 Jeffrey M. Schulze

"Trans-Nations: Indians, Imagined Communities, and Border Realities in the Twentieth Century"

Senior Lecturer of History, University of Texas at Dallas

 Are We Not Foreigners Here? Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, University of North Carolina Press, 2016
2007 Alicia M. Dewey "Risk and Opportunity on the U.S./Mexico Border: Credit, Bankruptcy, and the Emergence of the Anglo and Mexican-American Middle Classes in South Texas, 1898-1941"

Associate Professor of History, Biola University Pesos and Dollars: Entrepreneurs in the Texas-Mexico Borderlands 1880-1940, Texas A&M Press, 2014
2007 José A. Ramírez

"Tejanos in World War I: Here and Over There" History Instructor, Laredo Community College
To the Line of Fire: Mexican Texans and World War I, Texas A&M University Press, 2009
2007 Clive G. Siegle "Ciboleros and Sharps Rifles: Hispanics, Anglos, and the Great Buffalo Harvest, 1785-1879"

Lead Faculty, History, Richland College

2006 Jimmy L. Bryan Jr. "The American Elsewhere: Adventurism and Manliness in the Age of Expansion, 1814-1848"

Associate Professor of History, Lamar University More Zeal than Discretion: The Westward Adventure of Walter P. Lane, Texas A&M University Press, 2008
2006 Francis X. Galán "Last Soldiers, First Pioneers: The Los Adaes Border Community on the Louisiana-Texas Frontier, 1721-1779"

Assistant Professor of History, Texas A&M University, San Antonio  
2006 Bonnie M. Martin "'To Have and To Hold'…Human Collateral: Mortgaging Slaves to Build Virginia and South Carolina"

Independent Scholar  
2004 Amy Meschke Porter “Women’s Lives Through Women’s Wills in the Spanish and Mexican Borderlands, 1750-1846”

Associate Professor of History, Texas A&M University San Antonio Their Lives, Their Wills:  Women in the Borderlands 1750-1846, Texas Tech University Press, 2015
2003 Kerry R. Oman "As Far as the Eye Can Reach’: Eastern Sensibilities and the Changing Western Landscape"

Independent Scholar