2018 History Honors Students

BRENNAN STEELE - (High Distinction)
“Our Future is in Our Own Hands”: Black Educational Activism in Tennessee, 1865-1890
Advisor- Prof. Adriane Lentz-Smith
 
DANNETTE SHARPLEY - (Distinction)
Black Discourses in North Carolina, 1890-1902: How North Carolina’s Black Politicians and Press Narrated and Influenced the Tumultuous Era of Fusion Politics
Advisor- Prof. Nancy MacLean
 
STANCA IACOB - (Distinction)
Worker, Mother, Socialist: The Making of the Romanian Communist Woman, 1965 – 1975
Advisor- Prof. James Chappel
 
KATHY JOHNSON - (Distinction)
To Be Constantly Reimagined: The Creation of Mexican Identity in San Antonio, 1929-1934
Advisor- Prof. Sarah Deutsch
 
KYRA JOSEPHSON - (Distinction)
Global Kodak: The Instamatic, Family Values, and Kodak’s Marketing Strategy, 1950-1970
Advisor- Prof. James Chappel
 
HUNTER MCGHEE - (Distinction)
Constitutional Compromise: Roger Sherman, James Wilson, and the Three-Fifths Clause
Advisor- Prof. Thavolia Glymph
 
JAMES PIERPOINT - (High Distinction)
Charlotte’s Integration Era: The Life and Death of Court-Mandated Busing, 1971-1999
Advisor- Prof. Susan Thorne
 
ELIZABETH BARAHONA - (Highest Distinction)
The History of Latinx Students at Duke University
Advisor- Prof. Sarah Deutsch
 
YIFAN SONG - (Distinction)
American Perceptions of Sino-Soviet Relations, 1944 – 1963
Advisor- Prof. Jack Matlock
 
CARRIE WANG - (Highest Distinction)  [Winner of the Laprade Prize]
Birthing-Room Narratives: The English Midwife and Her Entrance into Academia, 1649-1688
Advisor- Prof. Thomas Robisheaux