Carnegie Mellon University

Dissertations in Progress

Wyatt Erchak, Spring 2025
Private Wrongs: A Hidden History of the Black Ranks in the American Civil War
Advisor: Scott Sandage and Edda Fields-Black

Alex Tabor, Spring 2025
Hyphen Nation: Americanization and Whiteness in the Rust Belt, 1893-1933
Advisor: Scott Sandage

Michael White, Spring 2025
Black Pittsburgh's Healthcare Experience, 1941-1996
Advisor: Joe Trotter

Jahan Choudhry, Spring 2025
World Peace: Visions from India and Afro-America, 1945-1991
Advisor: Nico Slate

James Leach, Spring 2025
Training the Brain in Twentieth-Century America
Advisor: Chris Phillips

Arko Dasgupta, Spring 2025
The Colour of Anticolonialism: Locating Antiracism in the Indian Freedom Struggle, 1893-1964
Advisor: Nico Slate

Francisco Javier Bonilla, Spring 2024
Downstream from the Locks: The Politics of Urban Water Infrastructure in Urban Panama, 1880-1953
Advisor: John Soluri

Lauren Churilla, Spring 2024
Gender, Sexual Violence, and Contested Space in Progressive Era Pittsburgh, 1880-1930
Advisor: Lisa Tetrault