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Phi Alpha Theta Members Present History Research in San Diego

Publication Date: 1/6/2010

Four members of the Rhodes chapter of Phi Alpha Theta history honor society —Stephanie Fox, Allie Garris, Monica Gaudioso and Mary Beth Ricke—are presenting papers at the organization’s biennial conference this week in San Diego, Calif.

Faculty advisor Alex Novikoff, who accompanied them, also is chairing a panel of student papers. The conference is being held in tandem with the annual meeting of the American Historical Association to allow students the opportunity to attend sessions and hear papers by some of the most illustrious historians in academia.

The papers being delivered by the Rhodes students are as follows:

  • “The Importance of Skiing in World War II and the Legacy Left Behind” by Stephanie Fox
  • “Sensationalized Violence: Newspaper Coverage of Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1856” by Allie Garris
  • “Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch to Live: Law and the Salem Witch Trials” by Monica Gaudioso
  • “Mourning Dove: A Native American Woman′s Struggle for Identity” by Mary Beth Ricke
  • Tags: Faculty, Honors, Students


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