Recent Alumni Achievements

Andreas Meyris ’12 is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at George Washington University, specializing in American labor and political history. He contributed a piece to the Activist History Review which explores what the 1952 conviction of a police officer for civil rights violation tells us about police reform and labor history.

Cory James Young ’13 is a Ph.D. student in the Department of History, Georgetown University, where he is researching the the fates of Central Pennsylvania’s enslaved and slaveholding families in the wake of gradual abolition. He writes regularly for the Activist History Review, where one of his most recent pieces, ”Bloom Where You’re Planted’: Local History as Activism and Healing;, explores why local history matters.

Tom Garrity ’17 received a Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship from New York State United Teachers for 2018. He writes that he is excited by the opportunity to represent real people and their issues. Tom is currently a student at University of Michigan Law School.

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