History, American studies majors to give thesis presentations

History and American Studies Senior Thesis Poster.indd

The Department of History and the American studies program will hold their annual senior thesis presentations Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10 in the Young Building ballroom. Ten seniors are scheduled to present and defend their theses throughout the two-day period.

Members of the Salve Regina community and the general public are invited to attend, and may stay for any length of time. The schedule is:

Friday, Dec. 9

  • 1 p.m. – Caleigh Farragher: “More than ‘That Damned Cowboy': How Theodore Roosevelt Defined the Modern Presidency”
  • 1:45 p.m. – Clarissa Verleur: “American Survivors: How ‘Gone With the Wind’ Provided Comfort to Depression-Era White America”
  • 2:30 p.m. – Mollie Surprenant: “The Extraordinary Life of Deborah Mitford-Cavendish: How the 11th Duchess of Devonshire Survived England’s Tumultuous Twentieth Century”
  • 3:15 p.m. – William Martin III: “Prince Metternich’s Peace: The Congress of Vienna and the Restoration of Europe”

Saturday, Dec. 10

  • 9 a.m. – Jessica Analoro: “The Gathering Storm: How the Pamphlet Wars of Massachusetts Epitomized the Great Divide in Revolutionary America, 1774-1775″
  • 9:45 a.m. – Amanda Cronin: “Self-Discovery: The Story of Queen Victoria’s Transformation from Princess to Queen”
  • 10:30 a.m. – Patrick Lyons: “Johnson’s War: How Vietnam Tarnished a Presidency”
  • 11:15 a.m. – Timothy Lamperelli: “The Origins of Protecting the Public Health in the United States”
  • 1 p.m. – Christopher Liggio: “The Men Behind the Headlines: Examining Kennedy’s and Khrushchev’s Relationship during the Cuban Missile Crisis”
  • 1:45 p.m. – David Hanson: “Ireland’s Transformative Impact on Frederick Douglass”


  1. Lisa Zuccarelli says:

    Congratulations to our History majors!

  2. Lisa Zuccarelli says:

    Congratulations to our American Studies majors!

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