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CMH Dissertation Fellowships:
Past Recipients

The following individuals were awarded the CMH Dissertation Fellowships since 2003:

  • 2016-2017
  • Zachery A. Fry
  • "Lincoln's Divided Legion: Emancipation and the Political Culture of the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865"
    (Ohio State University)
  • Anna "A.J." Murphy
  • "How Business Management Expertise Changed the U.S. Defense Establishment, 1953-1990"
    (Columbia University)
  • 2015-2016
  • Adam T. Givens
  • "On the Wing: Army Aviation from the Cold War to the Twenty-First Century"
    (Ohio University)
  • Robert J. Thompson
  • "Looking into the Barrel of the Gun: The U.S. Army and CORDS in the Pacification of Phu Yen Province, Republic of Vietnam, 1965-1972"
    (University of Southern Mississippi)
  • 2014-2015
  • Daniel F. Giblin
  • "Digging for Victory: Mobilization of Civilian Labor for the Battle of Kursk"
    (The University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill)
  • Aidan K. Winn
  • "The Ralliers: A Study of the Chieu Hoi Amnesty Program in Vietnam"
    (King's College, London)
  • 2013-2014
  • Earl J. Catagnus, Jr.
  • "Getting Rid of the Line: Toward an American Infantry Way of Battle, 1918-1945"
    (Temple University)
  • Trenton C. Jones
  • "Deprived of Their Liberty: The U.S. Army, Military Labor, and the Making of American Colonialism in Cuba and the Philippines, 1898-1913"
    (Johns Hopkins University)
  • 2012-2013
  • Martin G. Clemis
  • "The Control War: Pacification in Vietnam, 1968-1972"
    (Temple University)
  • Eric Setzekorn
  • "Choosing Defeat: China, the United States and the Perils of Army Building, 1944-1949"
    (George Washington University)
  • Ranelle M. Lueth
  • "Conflicting Lines: World War I Combat Artists and Their Works"
    (University of Iowa) [Museum Fellowship]
  • 2011-2012
  • Ryan Keating
  • "'Give Us War in Our Time': America's Irish Communities in the Civil War Era"
    (Fordham University)
  • Robert Shafer
  • "Creating Comforts: The Exchange and Consumption of Sugar, Tobacco and Other Everyday Stimulants During the Great War"
    (Pennsylvania State University)
  • 2010-2011
  • Sarah A. Barksdale
  • "Stationed on the Borderlands: Black Soldiers and Double Consciousness, 1940-1953 "
    (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Lon J. Strauss
  • "A Paranoid State: The American Public, Military Surveillance, and the Espionage Act in World War I "
    (University of Kansas)
  • 2009-2010
  • Michael J. Doidge
  • "An Army Worth Fighting For: Doctrinal, Strategic, and Bureaucratic Transformation in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1963"
    (University of Southern Mississippi)
  • Eric W. Klinek
  • "The Army's Orphans: The United States Army Replacement System in the European Campaign, 1944-1945"
    (Temple University)
  • 2008-2009
  • Sara E. Berndt
  • "Conflict and Change during the U.S. Occupation of Cuba, 1898-1902 "
    (George Washington University)
  • Catharine R. Franklin
  • "Sherman's Lieutenants: The Army Officer Corps and Federal Indian Policy, 1862-1890"
    (University of Oklahoma)
  • Abbie L. Salyers
  • "The Internment of Memory: Forgetting and Remembering the Japanese American Experience during World War II"
    (Rice University)
  • 2007-2008
  • Edward A. Gutiérrez
  • "Sherman was Right: The Experience of AEF Soldiers in the First World War"
    (Ohio State University)
  • Jacqueline E. Whitt
  • "A Crisis of Faith: Chaplains, Vietnam, and Religion in the American Military"
    (University of North Carolina)
  • 2006-2007
  • Martin Loicano
  • "Negotiating Strategy: Republic of Vietnam and United States Military Relations, 1968-1973" (Cornell University)
  • Thomas G. Nester
  • "The Seventh U.S. Cavalry and the Enforcement of Federal Reconstruction Policy, 1871-1876"
    (Texas A&M University)
  • 2005-2006
  • Kara D. Vuic
  • "Officer, Nurse, Woman: Shifting Definitions of Gender and U.S. Army Nurses in the Vietnam War"
    (Indiana University)
  • Hanna R. Shell
  • "Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Animal Skin, and the Nature of Modern War"
    (Harvard University)
  • Stephen E. Sodergren
  • "The Lesser Evil: Union Soldiers' Adaptation to Combat Conditions in the Petersburg Campaign"
    (University of Kansas)
  • 2004-2005
  • Robert C. Blackstone
  • "Democracy's Army: The American People and Selective Service in World War II"
    (University of Kansas)
  • Judkin J. Browning
  • "Wearing the Mask of Nationality Lightly": The Effects of Union Occupation during the Civil War"
    (University of Georgia)
  • Christopher R. Lew
  • "Becoming God(s): Chinese Communist Party Strategy and Policy During the War of Liberation, 1945-1949"
    (University of Pennsylvania)
  • 2003-2004
  • Mark L. Bradley
  • "Bluecoats and Tar Heels: The Transition from War to Peace in North Carolina, 1865-1867"
    (University of North Carolina)
  • Christopher J. Bright
  • "Under the Most Dire Circumstances": Eisenhower and the Strategy and Culture of Nuclear Weapons for Continental Defense"
    (The George Washington University)
  • 2002-2003
  • Christopher M. Hamner
  • "Combat Experience and Response in American Infantrymen: The War for Independence, the Civil War, and the Second World War"
    (University of North Carolina)
  • Mitchell A. Yockelson
  • "Brothers in Arms: Doughboys and Tommies on the Western Front, 1918"
    (Royal Military College of Science)