Academic Resources

Summer Scholars Program

History Department

Updated for 2015

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Melissa Chakars

Dr. Melissa Chakars
Dr. Chakars works with students who seek to conduct research projects on any historical topic in Russia, the former Soviet Union, or Eastern Europe. 

Dr. Alison Lewin
Ancient, medieval and Renaissance history & culture



Dr. Randall Miller 
American political, social, cultural, and military history

Dr. Brian Yates
Dr. Brian Yates

My research interests are primarily identity construction and state construction in the modern African context. However, I am comfortable with most African projects and all identity ones.