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Student Papers and Presentations

2016

Haley, Heather. “Defoliating Fence and Foxhole: An Unconventional Response to an Irregular Threat along the Korean DMZ, 1967-1969.”  Graduate Student Research Brown Bag Event (Phi Alpha Theta, Sigma Zeta Chapter). March 2016.


2015

Borger, Alex. "Serendipity in Action: Hana Ginzbarg and the Crusade to Save Armand Bayou." East Texas Historical Association Meeting. October 2015.

Simons, Christopher. “Love at First Sight: The Bruce and Anne Bachmann Collection of Studio Glass.” September 2015

Haley, Heather. “Ranch Hands and Orange Clouds: Herbicidal Warfare and Counterinsurgency Doctrine in the Vietnam War.” Seventh International Research Conference for Graduate Students, Texas State University. November 2015.

Haley, Heather. “The Mysterious McCrea: Jane McCrea in Print Culture and Propaganda.” National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers, New York. July 2015.

Haley, Heather. "Strategic Surprise: Agent Orange Dispersal during the Vietnam War." Texas Oral History Association Conference. April 2015.

Jones, Nathan. "'Like a Gangly Teenager': Oral Histories of Texas State University." Texas Oral History Association Conference. April 2015.

Simons, Christopher. “Smoothing the Transitions: A Case Study on the Common Artifact's Role in Collections Research.” Texas Association of Museums, Fort Worth Texas. April 2015

Watson, Jonathan R. "A Mixture of Diverse Genres: Creating the Live Music Capital of the World." Texas Oral History Association Conference. April 2015.

Whitehurst, Katie. "Keep Austin Represented: Fighting for Electoral Change in the Texas Capital." Texas Oral History Association Conference. April 2015.

Simons, Christopher. "Smoothing the Transition: the Life and Planes of William Little.” 67th Antiques Forum, Colonial Williamsburg. February 2015.


2014

Carillo, Malak. The Hampden Family of Buckinghamshire." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.

Carpentier, Gaetan. "Casualty of History: A World War II Prisoner of War at the San Antonio National Cemetery." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.

Haley, Heather M. "Manpower and Munitions: The Foundations of the Modern English Navy from King Henry VIII to Oliver Cromwell." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.

Haley, Heather M. "Romantic Renegades and Ostentatious Outlaws: The Perpetuation of the Pirate Image." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.

Murphy, Mary. "The Decline of the Zuni Lhamana." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.

Murphy, Mary. "Exporting Gender and Race through American Imperialism during World War II." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.

Pickel, Virginia. "Don't You See I Want a Home and Children? A Deaf Woman's Experiences in Twentieth-Century Texas." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.

Richardson, Todd. "Muffled Voices of the Past: Historians, Mental Health, and HIPPA." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.

Ross, Jamie. "Praying for Rain: The Justification of the Timber Culture Act and the Place of the Great Plains in U.S. Land Policy." Phi Alpha Theta Graduate Student Conference, November 2014.


2013

DeBrecht, Margaret. Beyond the Kitchen Door: “The Chautauquan Woman in San Marcos, Texas.”  Texas State Historical Association, 2013.

DeHart, Kendra. “Let Them Progress on Their Own Stream: Expectations & Realities of Home Demonstration Work in Twentieth-Century Texas.” Texas Oral History Association, Conference, 2013.

McColl, Caitlin Farley. and Sara Nezamabadi, “Evolution to Equality: The Austin Domestic Partnership Agreement of 1993.” Texas Oral History Association Conference, 2013.

McFadon, Chad. “’At Least You’re Not Sexually Harassing Me’: An Oral History Journey on the Road to Equality.” Texas Oral History Association Conference, 2013.

Royer, Jamie. “Howling Bloody Murder: The World of Texas Death Metal.” Texas Oral History Association Conference, 2013.

Whitehurt, Katie. "Texas, Our Texas: An Online Book Group with Texas PBS." Texas Association of Museums, Beaumont. Spring 2013


2012

Besa, Amy. “Catholic Inoculation: Archbishop Robert E. Lucey’s Battle for Mexican Souls in San Antonio.” Phi Alpha Theta History Graduate Student Conference, Texas State University. Fall 2012

DeHart, Kendra. “Clay Henry Hung, Jury Not: Scandal and Judicial Intrigue in Lajitas, Texas,” Texas Oral History Association Conference, 2012.

Hill, Russell. “Stephen Decatur and the End of the Barbary Pirates.” Phi Alpha Theta History Graduate Student Conference, Texas State University. Fall 2012

Moscardini-Hall, Christine. “Viewing the Present through the Lens of the Past: A Brief Case Study of the Use of Public Archaeology for Interdisciplinary Education.” Texas Association of Museums, San Antonio. Spring 2012

Pickel, Virginia. “Gandhi and Satyagraha.” Phi Alpha Theta History Graduate Student Conference, Texas State University. Fall 2012

Poster Sessions: Phi Alpha Theta History Graduate Student Conference, Texas State University. Fall 2012
Royer, Jamie. “’Ain’t No More Cane on the Brazos’: The Closure of Central Prison and the End of An Era.”
Carrillo, Malak. “Buckinghamshire: The Servants of the Crown – A Look at the Research Process.”
McFadon, Chad. “McFaddin: Death of the Last Fiefdom in Texas.”
DeHart, Kendra. “Making the Best Better: The Better Mattress Campaign in Texas’ Rural Communities.”