Carnegie Mellon University

Wyatt Erchak

Wyatt Erchak

Graduate Student

  • Porter Hall 225C


  • M.A. History, State University of New York at Albany, 2019
  • B.A. History – Government, Skidmore College, 2012

Interest Area

19th century U.S. history and culture; Atlantic World; American South; Civil War; slavery; revolution; violence and power; memory and tradition; environmental history; history from below; visual storytelling.


  • A. W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar Fellow, 2019-20 (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Joel Tarr Fellowship in History, 2019-20 (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Phi Alpha Theta Prize for Outstanding Paper in History, 2018-19 (SUNY Albany)


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