I've been reflecting the past few weeks on the historians who've influenced my work or historical viewpoint the most. Some of the historians were obvious, but I was also surprised at who else came to mind after some thought. There is a distinct bias toward political historians. In no particular order, my list*: Robert V. … Continue reading Which Historians Have Influenced You the Most?
My Academic Family Tree
One of the most exciting moments of my first year as a doctoral student occurred as I sat in the office of my advisor, John Marszalek, and heard him say that his doctoral advisor was Vincent DeSantis. The surge of adrenaline that I felt at that moment wasn't because of DeSantis, although he was a stellar scholar in his own right, but … Continue reading My Academic Family Tree