Hello everyone! I am Deep Acharya, First-Year Student and Graduaduate Assistant at the Department of History, Miami University. I am from Kolkata, India. I completed my Bachelors in History with a minir in Politics from the University of Delhi. My research focuses primarily on facscism and its correlation with masculinity and gender in Nazi Germany. In my free time, I like reading almost every critical non-ficitional genre that exists, and as stereotypic it sounds watch thriller shows and drool over cars. Well, that's me!
My name is Madyson Bostic and I am a first-year Master’s student and graduate assistant. I am from Canton, Ohio and graduated with my B.A. in History, Philosophy, and PPE with a minor in EEDS (Environmental, Economy, Development, and Sustainability) from The Ohio State University. My research while here will center around intellectual histories of Early Modern Europe. When I’m not studying history, I enjoy painting, hiking, reading, genealogy, traveling (I try to collect a piece of street art from every city I visit), and spending time with my family.
My name is Matthew Brunn, and I'm a second-year graduate student and assistant. I graduated from Miami University in 2023 with a BA in Political Science and History, and pursued a minor in Music Performance. My research typically revolves around U.S. foreign policy within the region of Latin America from the 1960's to the present day, as well as music history. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends, exercising at Miami's Rec, and playing video games.
My name is Zachary Cherry and I am a second-year graduate assistant in the history department of Miami University. I also obtained my undergraduate degree in history from Miami University, while also obtaining a minor in German. My research focuses primarily on the Weimar Republic and the rise of nationalism in Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th century. The time that I have apart from my research and school is often spent playing games with my family, spoiling my pets, or writing creatively.
I am Jackson Cleghorn, a first year graduate student in history. I am from Jacksonville, FL and got my BA from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, majoring in History and Philosophy and gaining honors in History. My research focuses on the Interwar Period in European history, focused primarily on revolution and left-wing organizing in Britain.
My name is Laurel Myers and I'm a first-year graduate student from Fairfield, Ohio. I obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History and American Studies with a minor in Museum Studies from Miami University this past spring and I'm excited to be back in the History Department as a graduate assistant! My research focuses on early twentieth-century U.S. history, specifically considering how the First World War impacted American society and cultural life. In my free time, I enjoy playing board games, watching documentaries, and hanging out with my cats.
My name is Casey Olthaus and I am a graduate assistant in the Department of History at Miami University. I am originally from Cincinnati and completed my bachelor’s degree in history along with a minor in sociology at the University of Cincinnati in 2017. After graduating, I moved abroad for several years and am excited to now be back in the US and returning to my research. My primary research interests are the history of medicine in early to mid-twentieth century US and European societies with a focus on the medical disparities experienced by women and gender minority populations. When I am not reading or researching, I enjoy spending time with my family, hiking, and traveling.
My name is Rachel Patterson and I am a graduate student in History at Miami University. I am from Wichita Falls, Texas, where I obtained my Bachelor's degree in History, with a minor in Global Studies. My research involves Revolutionary America as well as the Haitian Revolution and how it affected the United States. Outside of my research, I love to read, travel, and listen to music.
Hello, my name is Matthew Reich. I am a first-year graduate assistant focused on enslaved population's experiences, relationships, and conditions in the Roman world. I completed my undergraduate degree here at Miami in 2022, double majoring in History and Classical Humanities. I am from just west of St. Louis, Missouri, but now consider myself an Ohio transplant. When not studying, I love drinking coffee, reading, cooking, and camping with my girlfriend and her dog. If you ever want to meet us, we frequent the dog park just north of Uptown. Bring a tennis ball (or freeze-dried minnows. Yes, we know it's weird, but she's into them).
My name is Mikhail Svirin (you can call me Mike), and I’m a first-year graduate student and graduate assistant at Miami. I was born and raised in Ukhta, which is a town in Northwestern Russia. I obtained my B.A. degree in History in Moscow at HSE University. My research interests include late Soviet and Post-Soviet history, especially socio-cultural aspects. I’m focusing on Soviet childhood, Soviet schools, and the legacy of the Soviet period. I also have a strong interest in memory studies and public history. Outside of school, I enjoy discussing politics, playing video games with my friends, and watching animals on Instagram.
My name is Jennifer Ulmer and I am a first-year graduate assistant in the Department of History at Miami University. I was born and raised in the greater Cincinnati area and earned my B.A. degree in History at Ohio Northern University. My primary research interests intermix between diplomatic history, social history, and political history in the US; I look forward to focusing on those same elements in my research on Cincinnati during the Antebellum period. Outside of Upham halls, I love to spend time with friends, family, and nature.
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