Samantha Leanza

M.A. Student
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  • BA in History & Political Thought, Concordia University (Irvine, CA), 2016

Research Interests

Transatlantic religion and society (1650-1800), early American religion


University Honors Scholar (2016), Regent’s Scholarship (2012-2016), Dean’s List (2012-2016), History & Political Thought Department Outstanding Senior (2016), CUI Alumni Scholarship (2015), Cliff Hamlow Champion of Character Award (2015)

Curriculum Vitae: Sam Leanza CV 2017


Miscellaneous: I interned at the Heritage Foundation (Fall 2016), and I currently work as a publishing assistant for 1517 Publishing. During my time at Concordia, I competed on the university swim team all four years.