Former history and scandinavian studies undergrad Cedar Imboden Phillips is now the Director of Hennepin History Museum. Between Phillips and her co-workers, efforts to transform the museum and re-imagine its audience have brought new life into the long-established organization.
PhD candidate and Andrew Mellon Fellow, Jessica Arnett, has been traveling across the United States as she completes research for her dissertation on Alaskan Native sovereignty. Through the uncovering of primary sources, she has made interesting connections for a relatively unstudied part of American History.
Great Britain’s decision to leave the European Union made headlines worldwide. Experts say it’s possible more countries could follow Britain’s lead, further weakening the EU. That got us wondering—what is the European Union, and how does it affect us? Good Question. Tom Wolfe is a history professor at the University of Minnesota, who specializes in the European Union provides an answer for WCCO-TV.
Undergraduate Brianna Wilson had a unique opportunity to contribute to the national dialogue on incarceration through Professor Kevin Murphy’s fall semester class, Public History: Public Memory and Mass Incarceration. Through engaging dialogue, she brought two groups of people together over a thought-provoking conversation.
Doctoral candidate Evan Taparata's research focuses on North American migration history, legal history, and US imperialism. Taparata‘s dissertation project stood out as strikingly original and capable of significant and original contributions to the field of history.