Montana State University

History Graduate Students 2013-2014

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MA Students

Alexander Aston

Tyler Campbell
Research Interests: American Environmental History

Ben Davis
Research Interests: American West, American Environmental History, History of Water Use in the American West

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTR 130: Latin American History
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Amy Dixon
Research Interests: Cultural and Intellectual History of the American Twentieth Century, Religious History, History of the American West

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTA 101: American History I
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Tadd Heichel
Research Interests: American West, 19th Century America, Native American History

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTA 101: American History I
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Michael Jones
Research Interests: American West

Reed Knappe

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTR 140: Modern Asia
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Linda Little

Sasha Rife

LaTrelle Scherffius
Research Interests: Photography and Image in the American West, Immigration and Settlement, Borderlands, Reconstruction

Gary Sims
Research Interests: History of World War II, Naval Weapon Technology

Michael Taylor
Research Interests:
Colonial American History, Early American History 

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
RLST 110: Religion, Conflict, and Politics
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Estella Terrazas
Research Interests:
Environmental History, Gender, American West

Kyle Tusler

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTA 160: Intro to the American West
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Timothy Whiton

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTR 102: Western Civilization II
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Andrea Yaeger
Research Interests: Global Environmental History, American West

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PhD Students

Jeffrey Bartos
Research Interests: 19th and 20th Century U.S. history, with a focus on private detective agencies, mining, militarism, and finance in the American West

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTR 102: Western Civilization II
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Clinton Colgrove
Research Interests:
History of Science, Pre-20th Century Science in America and Europe, Mapping Science in America and Europe, History of Science Education

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTR 135: Modern Middle East
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Jennifer Dunn
Research Interests
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Michael Fox
Research Interests: Museum History

Betsy Gaines-Quammen
Research Interests: Religion and Environmental History

Cheryl Hendry
Research Interests: Environmental History and US West

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
RLST 110: Religion, Conflict, and Politics
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Jared Infanger
Research Interests: American West

Kelsey Matson
Research Interests: Environmental and technological history of the 19th and 20th-century American West, Energy consumption and electrification in rural areas, Architecture and landscape architecture

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Fall 2014
HSTR 282CS: Darwinian Revolution
Office: History Graduate Student Offices, Wilson 2-169

Natalie Scheidler
Research Interests: Women and Gender in the US

Daniel Zizzamia
Research Interests: Environmental History, the History of Science, the History of Technology.

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Graduate Mentor Program Coordinator

The mentor's job is to answer questions new graduate students may have about the History Department Program or the faculty.

Our Graduate Mentor Program Coordinator is Reed Knappe(current MA student); his email address is: reedknappe@gmail.com