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Department ofHistory


Phi Alpha Theta 2017

On April 24, these students will be inducted into the SCU chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society. The induction will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 24, in Benson Parlors B&C.  A reception and refreshments will follow. Please come to congratulate:

Jaclyn Ayala
Brendan Boardingham
Cedric Brenninkmeijer
Emma Chen
Philip DiBoise
Michele Garlit
Brent Hanower
Peter Hession
Anthony Hoyt
Victoria Juarez
Madeline Kaufman
Vincent Lin
Kimiko May
Megan Muklevicz
Hector Navarro
Clare Pardini
Katherine Porter
Andrew Rosay
Brandon Sanchez
Alexandra Sanicola
Emily Stewart
Carson Whisler 

These students are already members of Phi Alpha Theta:

Kathryn Burke
Amanda Dahl
Neil Datar
Cameron La Fleur
Laura Perez
Sophie Reisfield
Zipporah Ridley
Michele Runyon
Cristina White


Finally, a number of SCU students are presenting papers at the regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference at UOP in April. Here they are, along with the topics of their papers:

Emma Chen, "Black Face, Queer Space: The Influence of Black Lesbian & Transgender Blues Women of the Harlem Renaissance on Emerging Queer Communities"

Victoria Juarez, "Founding Debutantes: A Stubbornly One-Sided Look at America's Earliest First Ladies."

Hector Navarro, "Creating Masculinity and Homophobia: Oppression and Backlash under Mexico's Porfiriato"

Michelle Runyon, "‘Gives to Bigotry No Sanction': The Dangers of Continued Misinterpretation of Washington’s Letter to the Jews of Newport."