Congratulations to Anabel Burke and Shane Fitzgerald, our top two senior history majors. Burke, who received the Outstanding Senior History Major award, will be studying Middle Eastern history in Baylor’s History MA program, and Fitzgerald will be starting law school at the University of Colorado.
Jack McAfee, an undergraduate history student, presented his first conference paper at the annual Africa Conference held at the University of Texas at Austin on April 1, 2017. This conference is mostly open to graduate students and university professors. Jack's paper is entitled, "The Foremost Authority on Mental Illness in the African: John Colin Carothers and Scientific Racism in the Mau Mau Uprising." He wrote this paper in Dr. Mougoué's Modern African History class in Spring 2016.
Baylor alumna Katie McAfee, History ’15, is currently an MA student at The Ohio State University, where she is studying Russia and Uzbek. Check out her article “Uncertainty in Uzbekistan: The Presidency after Karimov” on The OSU Center for Slavic and East European Studies Blog!