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Graduate Accomplishments



The following items are representative of some (not all) of the accomplishments of our graduate students and doctoral alumni.


University of Memphis graduate students and doctoral alumni have published articles, essays, and books with the following journals and academic publishers:

Agricultural History

Arkansas Historical Quarterly

Border States

Cambria Press

Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Encyclopedia Virginia

Florida Historical Quarterly

German History

German Studies Review

Journal of Homosexuality

Journal of Southern History

Journal of Sport History

Journal of the Early Republic

Journal of Urban History

KMT: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt

Louisiana State University Press


Missouri Historical Review

New England Quarterly

New York University Press

Palgrave Macmillan

Patterns of Prejudice

South Carolina Historical Magazine

Southern Historian

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture

Tennessee Historical Quarterly

University of Georgia Press

University of Illinois Press

University of Missouri Press

University of Tampa Press

University of Tennessee Press

University of Utah Press

University Press of Florida

Utah State University Press

West Tennessee Historical Papers


Graduate students and doctoral alumni have distinguished themselves through the presentation of their research at the following conferences/locations around the region and the world:

American Research Center in Egypt Conference

Annual Symposium of the James Jones Literary Society

Association for Study of Afro-American Life and History

Association of American Geographers

Athens (Greece) Institute for Education and Research

Brian Bertoti Innovative Perspectives in History Graduate Conference

Conference of National Episcopal Historians and Archivists

Conference on Internationalism and the Arts: Anglo-European Cultural Exchange at the Fin-de-Siècle

Conference on Memory and the Uses of the Past

European Social Science Conference

Everything Southern! Conference

German Studies Association

Graduate History Symposium at the University of Toronto

Hawaii International Conference on Art/Humanities

International Congress on Medieval Studies

Mid-America History Conference

Middle East Studies Association

National Park Service

National Women’s Studies Association Conference

North American Conference on British Studies

Ohio Valley History Conference

Organization of American Historians

Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference

Society for Military History

Social Science History Association

Southern Conference on Women’s History

Southern Festival of Books

Southern Historical Association

Southwest Historical Association

Southwest Social Science Association

Symposium on 19th-Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression

Tennessee Conference of Historians

Turkish Studies Association

University of Leipzig

University of London

Vietnam Center, Texas Tech University

West Tennessee Historical Society


In addition to department and university honors, graduate students and doctoral alumni have also won the following outside awards:

Albert J. Beveridge Grant (AHA)

American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship

American Research Center in Egypt student paper competition

Cynthia Pitcock Women’s History Award

Deutsche Welle Prize for Radio Journalism

Doctoral Studies Program of the Southern Regional Educational Board

European Journalist Prize awarded by the European Commission’s Delegation to Romania

FDR Library Summer Research Grant

Filson Society Fellowship

Fulbright Dissertation Fellowship

Fulbright Senior Fellowship in American Studies

German Studies Association Trans-Atlantic Friendship Award

Getty Trust Fellowship

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Fellowship

Gilder Lehrman Institute Seminar

Graduate Student Paper Prize (Middle East Studies Association)

Hagley Museum and Library Research Grant

Jesse Wills Memorial Fellowship

National Patriotic Service Committee American History Scholarship

Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference (Best Paper)

Sydney N. Fisher 2010 Graduate Student Paper Prize (Turkish Studies Association)

Tennessee Association of Museums Award

University of Memphis Society Fellowship

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Who’s Who in America


The following journals, institutions, and publishers have utilized graduate students in the specific capacity as editors and consultants:

Booker T. Washington Encyclopedia

Longman Publishing

Mississippi River Museum

National Civil Rights Museum

Tennessee State Museum

The Southern Historian

West Tennessee Historical Society Papers

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