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The Master of Arts programs in American History and Government have attracted students from all across the nation, with graduates representing more than forty states. While most of our students are secondary school social studies teachers, our graduates also include community college faculty, history professional development professionals, and doctoral students.

2008

Spring 2008

Dombrowski

KAREN DOMBROWSKI

Pickerington, Ohio

The Origins and Creation of the U.S. Bill of Rights

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

Summer 2008

Luke Loboda

LUKE LOBODA

Cincinnati, Ohio

America and Muhammad:
The Founding Conceptions of Religious Freedom in America and Islam

Thesis Advisor: Jeffrey Sikkenga

MAHG

Fall 2008

Eagle

ERIK IVERSON

Black Hawk, South Dakota

The Swearingen Report

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

Heather Merckens

HEATHER MERCKENS

Huron, Ohio

Remembering the Civil War: A Secondary Travel Curriculum

Capstone Project Advisor: Mackubin T. Owens

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

2009

Spring 2009

Sarah Morgan Smith

SARAH MORGAN SMITH

Oak Ridge, New Jersey

Predestined for Liberty:
The Political Theology of Joseph Buckminster (1751-1812)

Thesis Advisor: David Tucker

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

EMILY SWOGGER

Akron, Ohio

From Revolution to Women's Suffrage:
How the "American Mind" Led to the Women's Rights Movement

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

Summer 2009

Matthew Lo

MATTHEW LO

Indianapolis, Indiana

Article I, Section 9: A Principled Act of Prudence

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Flannery

MAHG

Brandon Fox

BRANDON FOX

North Royalton, Ohio

Constitutional War Power: Examining Original Meaning

Thesis Advisor: Jeffrey Sikkenga

MAHG

Fall 2009

Michael Kathrein

MICHAEL KATHREIN

Mansfield, Ohio

Mark Twain: The Shaping of the American Mind

Capstone Project Advisor: David Foster

MAHG

2010

Summer 2010

DEBORAH ANN DEMIRJIAN

Lancaster, California

Calvin Coolidge: The Civic Educator

Thesis Advisor: John Moser

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

KATHRYN PITRONE

Chardon, Ohio

Improving America: John Quincy Adams, Herbert Hoover,
and What a Republican Government Ought to do to Improve the Nation

Thesis Advisor: George Nash

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Fall 2010

Eagle

DANIEL DROSKI

Lowell, Michigan

How British Forts on Lake Huron Impacted the American Indians of Michigan

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

2011

Spring 2011

Amy Fagnilli

AMY FAGNILLI

Wadsworth, Ohio

Film and the History Classroom:
Pedagogical Content Analysis of 
Band of Brothers and The Pacific

Capstone Project Advisor: John Moser

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Kimberly Huffman

KIMBERLY HUFFMAN

Smithville, Ohio

First Amendment Jurisprudence of Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.

Thesis Advisor: Jeffrey Sikkenga

MAHG

Summer 2011

Francis Eder

FRANCIS J. EDER

Colora, Maryland

"Free Exercise" and "Establishment" from Four Unique Perspectives:
An Examination of the Religion Clause of the First Amendment

Capstone Project Advisor: Michael Schwarz

MAHG

Eagle

JOSEPH NUNNEY

Twinsburg, Ohio

Five Key Federalist Papers

Capstone Project Advisor: David Foster

MAHG

Eagle

SARA WHITIS

Ashland, Ohio

Increased Devotion:
Equality, the American Founding, and Abraham Lincoln

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Flannery

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

James Zenes

JAMES ZENES

Chicago, Illinois

From Independence to Civil War:
A Primary Source Investigation of Nullification, Interposition, and Secession in America (1776-1861)

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

2012

Spring 2012

Jason Beavers

JASON BEAVERS

Circleville, Ohio

How Human Nature Informs the Structure of Government:br>An Exegesis of The Federalist Papers

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Burkett

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

CHRISTINA COTE

Gardiner, Montana

The Truman Doctrine – Beginning in Cold War Rhetoric

Capstone Project Advisor: Stephen Knott

MAHG

Eric Dameron

ERIC DAMERON

Columbus, Ohio

A Virtual Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg

Capstone Project Advisor: Mackubin T. Owens

MAHG

Robyn Verbois

ROBYN VERBOIS

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Teaching Civic Knowledge through the Founding Documents

Capstone Project Advisor: James Stoner

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Summer 2012

Catherine Alderman

CATHERINE MARIE ALDERMAN

Cottonwood, California

A Commerce Clause Review:
A Survey of the Changing Interpretations by the Supreme Court

Capstone Project Advisor: Joshua Dunn

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Vicki Jo Anderson

VICKI JO ANDERSON

Cottonwood, Arizona

The Arizona Story: A Teacher/Student Guide

Capstone Project Advisor: Jim Turner

MAHG

Michelle Bemis

MICHELLE BEMIS

Southgate, Michigan

The Power of Persuasion:
How the US Government Used Propaganda Posters to Shape Civilian Behavior in World War II

Capstone Project Advisor: John Moser

MAHG

Brian Clark

BRIAN CLARK

Sebring, Ohio

The Manifest of Executive Expansionism:
the Ambitions of James K. Polk

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Donna Devlin

DONNA DEVLIN

Smith Center, Kansas

James Henry Lane:
Popular Sovereignty Advocate for Territorial Kansas

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Michelle Holowicki

MICHELLE HOLOWICKI

Ypsilanti, Michigan

The Debate Over Energetic Government:
Securing the Proper Balance of Energy and Liberty in the American Republic

Thesis Advisor: Todd Estes

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Michelle Hubenschmidt

MICHELLE HUBENSCHMIDT

Lakeland, Florida

Jesse Goodrich: Revolution, Religion, and the Building of America

Capstone Project Advisor: Michael Schwarz

MAHG

Fall 2012

Mary Angelo

MARY Z. ANGELO

Davie, Florida

How did James Madison, a Critic of a Bill of Rights,
Become the "Father of the Bill of Rights" and Ensure its Ratification?

Capstone Project Advisor: Todd Estes

MAHG

Michelle Check

MICHELLE D. CHECK

Murrieta, California

MAHG

Eagle

MELANIE ANN CLARK

North Liberty, Iowa

New Deal Murals: Bringing Art to Rural Iowa

Capstone Project Advisor: John Moser

MAHG

Eagle

ROBERT F. CURTIS

Strongsville, Ohio

MAHG

Julia Fuette

JULIA RAE FUETTE

Menifee, California

Slavery in the Constitution, "An Inconsistency Not to Be Excused":
Analyzing a Series of Significant Moments from 1776 to 1865

Capstone Project Advisor: Peter Myers

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

JENNIFER LYNN HOWARD

Arcanum, Ohio

The Treaty of Greenville (1795): An Annotated Resource for Teachers

Capstone Project Advisor: Michael Schwarz

MAHG

Charles Martindell

CHARLES MARTINDELL

Prospect, Ohio

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Jennifer Reiter

JENNIFER MARGARET REITER

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Boomers, Boosters and Broadsides: Promotion of the Great Plains and Oklahoma's Indian Lands

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

2013

Spring 2013

Karen Cox

KAREN COX

Rio Rancho, New Mexico

The Establishment of New Mexico’s American Identity

Capstone Project Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Eagle

JAMES E. FLANAGAN

West Valley City, Utah

MAHG

Richard Guiremand

RICHARD GUIREMAND

Arroyo Grande, California

The Root of Lincoln: An Analysis of Elihu Root's Observations
of the 16th President's Leadership Qualities

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

Eagle

BRADLEY J. HELENTHAL

Ashland, Ohio

The 1948 Presidential Election: A Historiography

Thesis Advisor: David Krugler

MAHG

Joshua Wallis

JOSHUA WALLIS

Lexington, Kentucky

MAHG

Summer 2013

Sam Agami

SAM AGAMI

Norfolk, Virginia

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Joseph Barra

JOSEPH BARRA

Tremont, Pennsylvania

MAHG

Peter Bartels

PETER BARTELS

Saginaw, Michigan

Challenging Intervention: Charles A. Lindbergh and the Great Debate

Thesis Advisor: John Moser

MAHG

Matthew Beiriger

MATTHEW BEIRIGER

Omaha, Nebraska

MAHG

Mary Browning-Huntington

MARY BROWNING-HUNTINGTON

Mount Juliet, Tennessee

MAHG

Rachel Button-Koenigsfeld

RACHEL BUTTON-KOENIGSFELD

Albuquerque, New Mexico

MAHG

Joseph Collins

JOSEPH COLLINS

Fort Collins, Colorado

MAHG

Mark Condit

MARK CONDIT

Ashland, Ohio

MAHG

Susan Earl

SUSAN E. EARL

Picture Rock, Pennsylvania

The Supreme Court's Reversal of its Interpretation of the 14th Amendment:
Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education

Thesis Advisor: Jeffrey Sikkenga

MAHG

Eagle

BRYAN EVANS

Sheffield Lake, Ohio

MAHG

Nichole Evans

NICHOLE EVANS

Gilbert, Arizona

MAHG

Anthony Munoz

ANTHONY MUÑOZ

Belleville, Michigan

MAHG

Janice Nabuda

JANICE NABUDA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

MAHG

Keith Robinson

KEITH ROBINSON

Marietta, Ohio

MAHG

Fall 2013

Debra Allen

DEBRA ALLEN

Apex, North Carolina

MAHG

Jennifer Crotty

JENNIFER CROTTY

Centerline, Michigan

The U.S. Role in the Cuban Missile Crisis

Capstone Project Advisor: John Moser

MAHG

Joseph Csizmadia

JOSEPH CSIZMADIA

Hinckley, Ohio

MAHG

Lewis Dean

LEWIS DEAN

Caldwell, Idaho

Frank Church and the Ideology of Modern Conservation

Thesis Advisor: Scott Yenor

MAHG

Melanie Ferguson

MELANIE FERGUSON

Mansfield, Ohio

MAHG

Mark McCort

MARK MCCORT

Powell, Ohio

The Founders and Slavery: Compromise as the Path to Equality

Thesis Advisor: Gordon Lloyd

MAHG

Sandra Reed

SANDRA REED

Houston, Texas

An Examination of the Use of Executive Power
and the Constitutional Issues Involved

Capstone Project Advisor: Jeremy Bailey

MAHG

Kelly Rodgers

KELLY RODGERS

Roswell, Georgia

Understanding Slavery in Georgia:
A Documentary Supplement for Teaching Eight Grade Georgia Social Studies

Capstone Project Advisor: Eric Sands

MAHG

Elliot Rotvold

ELLIOT ROTVOLD

Hillsboro, North Dakota

Publius vs. Brutus: The Debate over the "Least Dangerous" Branch

Capstone Project Advisor: J. David Alvis

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Theresa Silvester

THERESA SILVESTER

Twin Falls, Idaho

MAHG

Eric Stoner

ERIC STONER

Loudonville, Ohio

MAHG

2014

Spring 2014

Rachel Clay

RACHEL C. CLAY

Sanford, North Carolina

MAHG

Eagle

NANCIE LINDBLOM

Mesa, Arizona

Defining America:
the Fulfillment of the Promise of the Declaration of Independence

Capstone Project Advisor: Lucas Morel

MAHG

Susan Reinhiller

SUSAN REINHILLER

Fort Yates, North Dakota

MAHG

Eagle

MEGHAN SLANINA

Lakewood, Ohio

 

MAHG

Kelly Sparrow

KELLY SPARROW

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Jaime Thompson

JAIME THOMPSON

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania

 

MAHG

Summer 2014

Sandra Aldrich

SANDRA ALDRICH

Park Rapids, Minnesota

 

MAHG

Adena Barnette

ADENA BARNETTE

Ripley, West Virginia

A Republican Form of Government:
Constitutional Crisis and the Creation of West Virginia
 

Thesis Advisor: Mackubin Owens

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Joseph Beichler

JOSEPH BEICHLER

Massillon, Ohio

MAHG

Gregory Brenner

GREGORY BRENNER

Lee's Summit, Missouri

 

MAHG

Matthew Caughenbaugh

MATTHEW CAUGHENBAUGH

Willard, Ohio

 

MAHG

Wesley Daniels

WESLEY DANIELS

Munising, Michigan

MAHG

Trish Everett

PATRICIA EVERETT

Boynton Beach, Florida

 

MAHG

Eagle

ALLISON FLUKE

Ypsilanti, Michigan

MAHG

Jeffrey Gottke

JEFFREY GOTTKE

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Jesse Burgess Thomas: Architect of the Missouri Compromise

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Katherine Hagee

KATHERINE HAGEE

Wilmington, California

MAHG

Jennifer Jolley

JENNIFER JOLLEY

Sebastian, Florida

A Madisonian View of Lincoln: Republicanism, Faction, and Union

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

Christine Schafrath

CHRISTINE SCHAFRATH

Pickerington, Ohio

The Early American Presidency:
Rectifying Prerogative Power to the Framers’ Intent 

Thesis Advisor: Stephen Knott

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Sandra Smith

SANDRA SMITH

Wilmington, Delaware

 

MAHG

Steven Watson

STEVEN WATSON

Union City, Michigan

MAHG

Fall 2014

Mark Belkofer

MARK BELKOFER

Medina, Ohio

A Grumbling Hive: How George Washington, the Democratic Repulbican Societies,
and the Whiskey Rebellion helped define Virtue and Self-Interest in the American Republic

Thesis Advisor: Michael Schwarz

MAHG

Brandi Cook

BRANDI COOK

Marion, South Carolina

Shay's Rebellion and the Constitution: A Case of Federalist Propaganda

Thesis Advisor: Stephen Knott

MAHG

Eagle

CALVIN ELEBY, JR.

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

 

MAHG

Heather Loeschke

HEATHER LOESCHKE

Cannon Falls, Minnesota

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

David Mayne

DAVID MAYNE

Weatherby, Missouri

An Unnecessary War in Utah:
James Buchanan's Mishandling of the 1857 Utah Conflict,
a Prelude to his Failed Sectionalist Policies

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Eagle

ANDREW MCCAULEY

Morrow, Ohio

MAHG

Eagle

CODY NESBIT

Draper, Utah

 

MAHG

Jassmine Reyes

JASSMINE REYES

Antwerp, Ohio

MAHG

Eagle

PATRICK THURMAN

Sandy, Utah

MAHG

2015

Spring 2015

Eagle

JONATHAN BURNELL

Columbiana, Ohio

 

MAHG

Meg DeWeese

MARGARET DEWEESE

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

The Indian Captivity Narative: Archives of America's Frontier

Capstone Project Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Kelly Eddy

KELLY EDDY 

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Henry Ford's Long Reaching Impact on America

Capstone Project Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Renel Ellis

RENEL ELLIS

Sheridan, Wyoming

When the Public Safety May Require It:
The Evacuation and Relocation of Japanese Americans dring World War II

Thesis Advisor: Ken Masugi

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Roxann Gagner

ROXANN GAGNER

Sitka, Alaska

MAHG

Molly Kervin

MOLLY KERVIN

Chandler, Arizona

 

MAHG

Gina Knowles

GINA KNOWLES

Sandy, Utah

Justifying War Throughout the 19th Century:
Presidential Requests to Congress

Capstone Project Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Andy McMillen

ANDY MCMILLEN

Uhrichsville, Ohio

 

MAHG

Amber McMunn

AMBER MCMUNN

Kingwood, Texas

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

DEAN MYERS

Fountain Valley, California

"My only regret is that it is all so terribly true:"
An Evaluation of the Presidency of Woodrow Wilson through Documents

Capstone Project Advisor: William Atto

MAHG

Courtney Reiner

COURTNEY REINER

Perrysburg, Ohio

MAHG

James Hardy Thames

JAMES HARDY THAMES

Gulfport, Mississippi

MAHG

Christy Ting

CHRISTY TING

Springfield, Virginia

 

MASTAHG

Eagle

JARED WILLIAMS

Piketon, Ohio

The Power of Restraint:
George H.W. Bush's Response to the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Thesis Advisor: John Moser

MAHG

Summer 2015

Jill Baisinger

JILL R. BAISINGER

Fishers, Indiana

Chairman's Award Recipient 

MAHG

Eagle

GUSTAVO A. CARRERA

Concord, Massachusetts

Chairman's Award Recipient

MASTAHG

Eagle

MARK DURR

Ottumwa, Iowa

 

MAHG

Stephen Hansen

STEPHEN P. HANSEN

Orlando, Florida

MAHG

Melinda Harris

MELINDA HARRIS

Weston, Idaho

Chairman's Award Recipient 

MAHG

Jennifer Mileski

JENNIFER A. MILESKI

Oneonta, New York

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Shalyn Nelson

SHALYN D. NELSON

Enterprise, Utah

 

MAHG

Daniel Reed

DANIEL B. REED

Ashland, Ohio

A Walk in the Sun:
The Battles that Drew the United States into Vietnam

Capstone Project Advisor: David C. Tucker

MAHG

Brett Van Gaasbeek

BRETT A. VAN GAASBEEK

Hamilton, Ohio

 

MAHG

Jeremy Zipay

JEREMY ZIPAY

Greenville, Pennsylvania

The Cycle of Sailor and Ship: The Account of John C. Caren

Capstone Project Advisor: Mackubin T. Owens

MAHG

Fall 2015

Joseph Biron

JOSEPH BIRON

Bakersfield, California

State Constitution-Making in the Revolutionary Era:
Laying the Foundation for the American Constitutional Mind

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Burkett 

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Mark Conlon

MARK CONLON

Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

MAHG

Eagle

STEVEN CONRADY

Tempe, Arizona

Did William H. Taft Maintain a Consistent View of Strong Executive Power
as President and as Chief Justice?

Thesis Advisor: Jeremy D. Bailey

MAHG

Phillip Fechuch

PHILLIP FECHUCH

Wellington, Ohio

MAHG

Alicia Fergerson

ALICIA FERGERSON

Central, Louisiana

 

MAHG

William David Fraser

WILLIAM DAVID FRASER

Willington, Connecticut

 

MAHG

Eagle

RAY HAWKINS

Summerville, South Carolina

 

MAHG

Eric Howe

ERIC HOWE

Greenwood, Indiana

 

MAHG

Rachel Kohl

RACHEL KOHL

Kwethluk, Alaska

 

MAHG

Kathleen Kushnir

KATHLEEN KUSHNIR

Forked River, New Jersey

Never Let Your Left Hand Know What Your Right Hand is Doing:
Presidential Decision-Making by the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Administration
Toward the Soviet Union

Thesis Advisor: Stephen Knott

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Mark Matthews

MARK MATTHEWS

Westfield, Indiana

 

MAHG

Eagle

JASON MILCZEWSKI 

Akron, Ohio

Dignity and Liberty:
Justice Kennedy's Liberty-Based Jurisprudence and its Impact on Constitutional Thought

Thesis Advisor: Jeffrey Sikkenga

MAHG

DeAnna Roessline

DEANNA ROESSLING

Biloxi, Mississippi

 

MAHG

Craig Taylor

CRAIG TAYLOR

Cookeville, Tennessee

 

MASTAHG

Tricia Verver

TRICIA VERVER

Phoenix, Arizona

An Endeavor for Ideology: Southern Secession

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Amanda Waluzak

AMANDA WALUZAK-LEAHY

Columbus, Ohio

Our Fate and Our Hope:
Ralph Ellison and the Argument for the Novel in American Public Education

Thesis Advisor: Lucas E. Morel

MAHG

John Welsh

JOHN WELSH

Diamond, Illinois

 

MAHG

2016

Spring 2016

Allan Aubrey

ALAN AUBREY

Bristol, Tennessee

The Lincoln Fragments: The Thought Behind the Timeless Words

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Flannery

MAHG

Eagle

ANDREA CLARK

Tinley Park, Illinois

Park Forest, Illinois:
A Model for Suburbanization and Integration
in the Post-World War II Era

Thesis Advisor: John E. Moser

MAHG

Eagle

DIANNA GREENWOOD

Ashland, Ohio

The Signers of the Declaration of Independence:
The Lives They Led and the Sacrifices they Incurred
to Enable Men to Govern Themselves

Capstone Project Advisor: Stephen F. Knott

MAHG

Charles Kannapel

CHARLES CHRISTOPHER KANNAPEL

Windsor Heights, Iowa

Richard Nixon's Decision to End Bretton Woods
and its Implications for the American Economy

Thesis Advisor: John E. Moser

MAHG

Skip L'Heureux

NORMAND L'HEUREUX

Boothbay, Maine

 

MAHG

Rebecca McCormick

REBECCA MCCORMICK

Columbus, Ohio

 

MAHG

Nicole Porter

NICOLE PORTER

Hubbard, Ohio

Understanding Western Expansion in 19th Century America
through Primary Source Documents

Capstone Project Advisor: Gregory Schneider 

MAHG

Michele Richmond

MICHELE RICHMOND

Hayes, Virginia

 Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

VALENTINA RODINO

Highwood, Illinois

Chairman's Award Recipient

MASTAHG

Deeann Skov

DEEANN SKOV

Grand Rapids, Michigan

 

MAHG

Eagle

MYA SULLIVAN

Cleveland Heights, Ohio

 

MAHG

Taylor Weigand

TAYLOR WEIGAND

Binghamton, New York

A Preliminary Report on Conservation:
the Yosemite Grant Act, Frederick Law Olmsted,
and the Road Not Taken

Thesis Advisor: William Atto

MAHG

Deborah Zamora

DEBORAH ZAMORA

El Paso, Texas

 

MAHG

Summer 2016

Charlie Cooper

KEITH COOPER

Overton, Nevada

Secret Loyalties: The Beginnings of American Espionage

Capstone Project Advisor: David Tucker

MAHG

Justin Crews

JUSTIN CREWS

Bradford, Ohio

 

MAHG

Cummings

KARIN CUMMINGS

Phoenix, Arizona

 

MAHG

Heather Deiches-Wasseman

HEATHER DEICHES-WASEMANN

Lakeland, Florida

 

MAHG

Lindsay Fencil

LINDSEY FENCIL

Delaware, Ohio

Eisenhower, Federalism, and Civil Rights

Thesis Advisor: Stephen Tootle

MAHG

Jennifer Fleming

JENNIFER FLEMING 

Chisholm, Minnesota

 

MAHG

Kari Hall

KARI HALL

Williston, North Dakota

 

MAHG

Dustin Hornbeck

DUSTIN HORNBECK

Saint Paris, Ohio

Abraham Lincoln and the Founders:
How Lincoln used the American Founding
to solve the problems of the Antebellum Age

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Kaylin Hunsaker

KAYLIN HUNSAKER

Columbus, Ohio

 

MAHG

Jason Hunt

JASON HUNT

Mount Sterling, Ohio

 

MAHG

Sheilah Jennings

SHEILAH JENNINGS

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

MAHG

Stephen Johnson

STEPHEN JOHNSON

South Pomfret, Vermont

 

MAHG

Deborah Lorence

DEBORAH LORENCE

Glennallen, Alaska

 

MAHG

Eagle

TYLER MAXON

Des Moines, Iowa

 

MASTAHG

Ruth Nugent

RUTH NUGENT

Arlington, Texas

 

 

MAHG

Daniel Owolabi

DANIEL OWOLABI

Sugarcreek, Ohio

 

MAHG

Eagle

AMY PARKER

Pensacola, Florida

Democracy and Deceit in Delaware, 1913

Capstone Project Advisor: John Moser

MAHG

Erin St. Clair

ERIN ST. CLAIR

Tehachapi, California

The Manzanar Relocation Center
and Japanese Internment during World War II 

Capstone Project Advisor: Ken Masugi

MAHG

Melanie Stuthard

MELANIE STUTHARD

Uniontown, Ohio

 

MAHG

John Talley

JOHN TALLEY

Strongsville, Ohio

 

MAHG

Eagle

REBECCA TAYLOR

Richfield, Utah

Chairman's Award Recipient

MASTAHG

Eagle

ERIC WALL

Eagle Mountain, Utah

25 Key Documents of World War II 

Capstone Project Advisor: John Moser

MAHG

Eagle

JOSHUA WARWICK 

Twin Falls, Idaho

 

MAHG

Kymberli Wregglesworth

KYMBERLI WREGGLESWORTH

Onaway, Michigan

 

MAHG

Fall 2016

Joanne Berry

JOANNE M. BERRY

Lewistown, Montana

MAHG

Eagle

AMANDA J. FIELDER

Atlanta, Georgia

 

MAHG

Doug Gammell

DOUGLAS F. GAMMELL

Marion, South Carolina

Baseball and World War II:
 When baseball stepped up to help in the war effort

Thesis Advisor: Marc Landy

MAHG

Gary Horne

GARY T. HORNE

Pensacola, Florida

 

MAHG

Carlton Jordan

CARLTON R. JORDAN

Melissa, Texas

 

MAHG

David O'Brien

DAVID C. O'BRIEN 

Waverly, Ohio

 

MAHG

Matthew O'Brien

MATTHEW D. O'BRIEN

Bucyrus, Ohio

 

Caleb Atwater and Ohio Education:
The Establishment of State-Funded Common Schools in Ohio

Thesis Advisor: Scott E. Yenor

MAHG

Patrick Sprinkle

PATRICK D. SPRINKLE

New York, New York

Chairman's Award Recipient

MASTAHG

David Stuck

DAVID L. H. STUCK

Massillon, Ohio

The Spanish American War and U.S. Army Policy:
 The Impact of the Cuban Ground Theater

Thesis Advisor: David C. Tucker 

MAHG

Sean Sweeney

SEAN F. SWEENEY

Mount Vernon, Ohio

 

MAHG

Charles Ray Tyler

CHARLES RAY TYLER

Fort Mill, South Carolina

Chairman's Award Recipient 

MAHG

2017

Spring 2017

B.J. Addair

B.J. ADDAIR

Danville, Ohio

MAHG

Janice Breitenstine

JANICE L. BREITENSTINE

Fort Worth, Texas

MAHG

Eagle

LANA S. BURNS

Hockley, Texas

 

MASTAHG

Kelly Dutcher

KELLY K. DUTCHER

Harbor Springs, Michigan

The Origins of American Government:
An iBook for Michigan High School Civics Students

Capstone Project Advisor: John Moser

MAHG

Melissa

MELISSA J. GANAS

Phoenix, Arizona

Jonathan Cilley is Dead! The Duel that Shocked America

Capstone Project Advisor: Dennis Boman

MAHG

Eagle

MAUREEN A. GRAHAM 

Edison, New Jersey

 

MASTAHG

Angela Hammer

ANGELA D. HAMMER

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

The Democratic Character of the American West
According to Zane Grey

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

Michael Hennessy

MICHAEL E. HENNESSEY

Washington, D.C.

 American Catholic Church History:
Lesson Plans Using Primary Sources

Capstone Project Advisor: Ken Masugi

MAHG

Ricci Herr

RICCI J. HERR

Bloomfield, Iowa

MAHG

Eagle

CHRISTOPHER K. MATHER

Lingle, Wyoming

 

MASTAHG

Eagle

MICHAEL P. RICE

Columbus, Ohio

 

MASTAHG

Ed Rogers

ED ROGERS

Kenton, Ohio

 

MAHG

Graham Treadway

GRAHAM E. TREADWAY

Upper Sandusky, Ohio

Lessons in Lyrics: Learning Early American History through Music

Capstone Project Advisor: David Tucker

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Kyle Wilson

KYLE C. WILSON

Indianapolis, Indiana

Hamilton v. Madison: the Defense of Liberty in the Constitution

Thesis Advisor: Robert M.S. McDonald

MAHG

Christopher Wolfe

CHRISTOPHER L. WOLFE

Tucson, Arizona

American Phronimos:
Abraham Lincoln and the Mean of Self-Government

Thesis Advisor: Ken Masugi

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Summer 2017

Cheryllyn Adams

CHERYLLYN J. ADAMS

Caldwell, Idaho

MAHG

Eagle

LANCE BASTING

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

 

MAHG

Eagle

CHARLES W. BRAND

Pearl, Mississippi

 

MASTAHG

Tracy Cope

TRACY KAY COPE

Warren, Ohio

 

MASTAHG

Michael Cunningham

MICHAEL R. CUNNINGHAM

Boardman, Ohio

MAHG

Linda Dean

LINDA DEAN

Princeton Junction, New Jersey

 

MAHG

Robin Deck

ROBIN DECK

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

MAHG

Donna Fedele

DONNA M. FEDELE

Pleasant Valley, New York

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Michael Feifel

MICHAEL J. FEIFEL

Walnutport, Pennsylvania

MAHG

Eagle

JO LYNN FISCHER

Nolanville, Texas

MAHG

Rosanah Foster

ROSANAH Z. FOSTER

Van Wert, Ohio

 

MAHG

Michele Fournier

MICHELE M. FOURNIER

San Diego, California

 

MAHG

Kimberly Grosenbacher

KIMBERLY D. GROSENBACHER

Boerne, Texas

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Shanna Hechimovich

SHANNA M. HECHIMOVICH

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

MAHG

Eagle

DREW D. HYSJULIEN

Minot, North Dakota

MASTAHG

Monty Johnson

MONTY R. JOHNSON

Sunnyside, Washington

The American Revolution's English Heritage

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher Burkett

MAHG

Stuart Leo

STUART M. LEO

Decatur, Illinois

MAHG

Mark McClosky

JERRY MARK MCCLOSKY

Avon Lake, Ohio

 

MAHG

John McNamara

JOHN MCNAMARA

Cape Coral, Florida

MAHG

Karlye Mull

KARLYE J. MULL

Las Vegas, Nevada

 

MAHG

Eagle

MARC OSTROWSKI

Ellisville, Missouri

MASTAHG

Andrew Otocka

ANDREW OTOCKA

Nashua, New Hampshire

 

MAHG

Shannon Sorenson

SHANNON SORENSON

Bismarck, North Daktoa

MASTAHG

Michael Staffaroni

MICHAEL M. STAFFARONI

Trumbull, Connecticut

 

MAHG

Pamela Stafford

PAMELA L. STAFFORD

Kearney, Missouri

MAHG

Eagle

MICHAEL T. ULREICH

Naperville, Illinois

 

MASTAHG

Jeffrey Wagner

JEFFREY S. WAGNER

Tehachapi, California

MAHG

Maryann Whetstone

MARYANN E. WHETSTONE

Cope, South Carolina

The Fortunate Isles of Freedom:
The Port Royal Experiment as a Framework for Reconstruction

Capstone Project Advisor: Lucas Morel

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Fall 2017

Malik Ali

MALIK B. ALI

El Cerrito, California

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Shreeta Ashley

SHREETA V. ASHLEY

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

CARLA B. BURTON

Troy, Ohio

 

MASTAHG

James Farrant

JAMES D. FARRANT

New Hope, Minnesota

 

MAHG

Darrell Franchuk

DARRELL M. FRANCHUK

Reddick, Florida

Religion and the American Revolution: What's the Connection?

Thesis Advisor: David Tucker

MAHG

Rachel Geho

RACHEL E. GEHO

Beachwood, Ohio

 

MAHG

Anne Hester

ANNE-ELIZABETH HESTER

Bradenton, Florida

MAHG

Nichole Iacuzio

NICHOLE A. IACUZIO

Derry, New Hampshire

The Civil Rights Act of 1964:
An Interactive Classroom Simulation of the United States Senate

Capstone Project Advisor: Emily Hess

MAHG

Eagle

HOLLY A. LENNOX

San Antonio, Texas

 

MAHG

Eagle

LESLIE K. MARTIN

Easley, South Carolina

 

MASTAHG

Eagle

JENNIFER L. MCDANIEL

Lewisville, Texas

 

MAHG

Stacy Moses

STACY MOSES

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Not Even Grant Could Save the Union:
Reconstruction, the Resistance of the South, and the Expansion of Federal Power

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

RUTH E. SENSENIG

Seldovia, Alaska

MASTAHG

Craig Windt

CRAIG A. WINDT

Bay City, Michigan

MASTAHG

2018

Spring 2018

Eagle

DENNIS E. BOLTMAN

Great Bend, Kansas

MASTAHG

Eagle

MARK A. CASTEEL

Knoxville, Tennessee

MAHG

Eagle

JESSICA P. FORREST

Rineyville, Kentucky

 

MASTAHG

John Giltner

JOHN W. GILTNER

Wooster, Ohio

William McKinley and the Election of 1896:
The First Modern Presidential Campaign

Thesis Advisor: Gregory Schneider

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

JAMES GLEWWE

Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

MASTAHG

Eagle

MATTHEW R. HARAMIS

Norton, Ohio

 

MASTAHG

Richard Hoffman

RICHARD K. HOFFMAN

Hudson, Ohio

Halbert E. Paine: Man of Honor

Capstone Project Advisor: James R. Stoner

MAHG

Angus McDougall

CHARLES ANGUS MCDOUGALL

Mantua, Ohio

Squatters, Congress, and the Settling of Ohio, 1780-1787

Thesis Advisor: David C. Tucker

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

ELIZABETH M. MOORE

New Richmond, Ohio

MASTAHG

Eagle

KAR'RIE TYSHUN NEVITH

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

MASTAHG

Joel Reinking

JOEL D. REINKING

La Belle, Florida

 

MAHG

Micah Rochester

MICAH ROCHESTER

Leoma, Tennessee

 

MAHG

Deliana Soto

DELIANA E. SOTO

Lakewood, Ohio

MAHG

Kevin Thomure

KEVIN L. J. THOMURE

Carl Junction, Missouri

MAHG

Summer 2018

Jason Anderson

JASON E. ANDERSON

Wooster, Ohio

From Loyalist to Rebel: The Life of David Wooster

Capstone Project Advisor: Scott E. Yenor

MAHG

Win Anderson

WINIFRED ANDERSON

St. Cloud, Minnesota

MAHG

Gregory Balan

GREGORY J. BALAN

Fort Myers, Florida

To Form a More Perfect Union:
The Federal Principle in James Madison's Republican Theory

Thesis Advisor: Colleen Sheehan

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

HALEY M. BAUN

Maumee, Ohio

MAHG

Reid Benson

REID W. BENSON

Bemidji, Minnesota

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Chet Braudrick

EDWIN A. BRAUDRICK

Atoka, Oklahoma

 

MAHG

Eric Cameron

ERIC C. CAMERON

Hudson, Ohio

United States History I:
An Online Independent Study Assessment for High School Students Using Visual Imagery

Capstone Project Advisors: Robert M.S. McDonald and Jonathan W. White

MAHG

Jason Duncan

JASON J. DUNCAN

Honolulu, Hawaii

 

MASTAHG

Jill Duplessis

JILL L. DUPLESSIS

Oak Creek, Colorado

MAHG

Eagle

AILEEN FREDERICKS

Nantucket, Massachusetts

 

MASTAHG

Eagle

DAVID GONZALEZ

South Gate, California

Hemingway and the Bullfight: The Rebirth of Republican Masculinity

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Maureen Gray

MAUREEN M. GRAY

Taylor, Texas

James Lee Dickey:
An Analysis of One African American's Leadership
in Jim Crow Texas

Capstone Project Advisor: Peter C. Myers

MAHG

Eagle

WALTER R. HANSON

Trout Lake, Michigan

 

MAHG

Eagle

NOAH D. HEATH

Westerville, Ohio

Alexander Hamilton's Federalism in Action

Thesis Advisor: Scott E. Yenor

MAHG

Eagle

JENNA K. HEINAMAN

Westerville, Ohio

MASTAHG

Ruth Hiller

RUTH E. HILLER

Hockessin, Delaware

MAHG

Eagle

BETHANY A. HORNING

Bismarck, North Dakota

MASTAHG

Darlene James

DARLENE JAMES

Herriman, Utah

MAHG

Stephanie Jenkins

STEPHANIE A. JENKINS

Dover, Ohio

MAHG

Katie Klaus

KATIE N. KLAUS

Ridgefield, Washington

MAHG

Angela Nessler

ANGELA D. NESSLER

San Antonio, Texas

MAHG

Eagle

ROSE M. PALUCH-EBERHARDT

Washington, DC

MAHG

Eagle

MEGAN L. SCHAEFER

Galesburg, Illinois

MASTAHG

Peter Sehloff

PETER T. SEHLOFF

Appleton, Wisconsin

MAHG

Eagle

RANDALL D. SMITH

Spring Hill, Florida

MAHG

Randy Spade

RANDY L. SPADE

Jeromesville, Ohio

MAHG

Kelly Steffen

KELLY JO STEFFEN

Vinton, Iowa

Sundown Towns: An Exploration of Learning

Capstone Project Advisor: Peter Myers

MAHG

Randall Strunk

RANDALL STRUNK

Vienna, Illinois

MASTAHG

Laura Tessmer

LAURA M. TESSMER

Waconia, Minnesota

MAHG

Eagle

MARY E. TRAUT

Sandusky, Ohio

MAHG

Roderick Zaño

RODERICK ZAÑO

Chesapeake, Virginia

MAHG

Eagle

DAVID P. ZANOTTI

Strongsville, Ohio

FIRST: The Leadership of George Washington

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher C. Burkett

MAHG

Fall 2018

Eagle

DUSTIN BAKER

Rolesville, North Carolina

MASTAHG

Eagle

JOSHUA L. FRANK

Wooster, Ohio

The Evolution of The Alamo in Film

Capstone Project Advisor: William Atto

MAHG

Israel Gibson

ISRAEL S. GIBSON

Wapokeneta, Ohio

 

MAHG

Sara LeGate

SARA L. LeGATE

Albuquerque, New Mexico

MAHG

Laura Mayberry

LAURA M. MAYBERRY

Santa Ana, California

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Taylor McCullough

TAYLOR S. McCULLOUGH

Ashland City, Tennessee

A Guide to Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Capstone Project Advisor: Joseph R. Fornieri

MAHG

Nicole Morrison

NICOLE L. MORRISON

Charlestown, Indiana

 

MAHG

Christian Pascarella

CHRISTIAN A. PASCARELLA

Ashland, Ohio

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Howard Warren

HOWARD D. WARREN

St. Charles, Missouri

A Colorblind Constitution:
Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Equality 
in College Admissions

Thesis Advisor: Joshua Dunn

MAHG

Eagle

KATHERINE WOLF

Burbank, Ohio

The Causes of the Revolutionary War:
An Intermediate Grades Teacher's Guide

Capstone Project Advisor: Jason Stevens

MAHG

2019

Spring 2019

Matthew Beattie

MATTHEW BEATTIE

Essexville, Michigan

A Civil War Primary Source Reader for Secondary Grades

Capstone Project Advisor: Eric C. Sands

MAHG

Rebecca Bonner

REBECCA J. BONNER

Hollister, California

Harold Uljas Goes to War: A novella based on one man's life story

Capstone Project Advisor: Jennifer D. Keene

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

TAMMY BOSNOIAN 

North Port, Florida

 

MASTAHG

Eagle

M'KENZIE ELSBERRY

Livingston, Montana

 

MASTAHG

Eagle

BETHANY FISHER

Fort Worth, Texas

 

MASTAHG

Eagle

GEORGE HAWKINS

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

 

MASTAHG

Adriana Kazanjian

ADRIANA KAZANJIAN

Redlands, California

MAHG

Mindy Mays

MINDY L. MAYS

Pataskala, Ohio

Catholic Social Teachings
and the Decisions of the United States Supreme Court

Capstone Project Advisor: Christopher C. Burkett

MAHG

Raymer Mertz

RAYMER MERTZ

Zanesville, Ohio

MAHG

Genevia Muse

GENEVIA MUSE

Mount Sterling, Kentucky

 

MAHG

Lindsay Peterson

LINDSAY PETERSON

Millbrook, New York

Washington, DC, in the 20th Century:
The Overlap between the Civil Rights Movement, the Cold War,
and District Governance

Thesis Advisor: David F. Krugler

Chairman's Award Recipient 

MAHG

Eagle

RYAN POTE

Lexington Park, Maryland

 

MASTAHG

Carla Smith

CARLA SMITH

Hilliard, Ohio

The Fate of the American Indian in the Ohio Country

Thesis Advisor: Jace Weaver

MAHG

Ed Stephens

CLARENCE EDWIN STEPHENS

Miami, Florida

MAHG

Jessica Walworth

JESSICA WALWORTH

Green Bay, Wisconsin

MAHG

Rhonda Watton

RHONDA WATTON

Jackson, Wisconsin

Was the Revolutionary War Really Revolutionary? 

Capstone Project Advisor: Robert M.S. McDonald

MAHG

Summer 2019

Eagle

BRANDON ALLEN

Pickerington, Ohio
 

MASTAHG

Kevin Barney

KEVIN BARNEY

Henderson, Nevada

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

KATHRYN BECK 

Carrollton, Texas

 

MASTAHG

Jason Berling

JASON BERLING

Cincinnati, Ohio

 Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Eagle

CHRISTOPHER BINKLEY

Lewis Center, Ohio

 

MASTAHG

Jeanne Blair

JEANNE BLAIR

Port Orchard, Washington

 

MAHG

Emily Bohn-Drake

EMILY  BOHN-DRAKE

Denville, New Jersey

MAHG

Natalie Coffey

NATALIE COFFEY

Shelbyville, Indiana

 

MAHG

Daniel Coyne

DANIEL COYNE

Allison Park, Pennsylvania

The Fruit of Prudence:
How Abraham Lincoln Pursued Prudent and Progressive Policy
During a Period of Extreme Politics

Thesis Advisor: Dan Monroe

MAHG

Eagle

JORDAN DeLAPP

Norwalk, Ohio

 

MASTAHG

Jenna Goldsmith

JENNA L. GOLDSMITH

North Port, Florida

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Laura Hanna

LAURA D. HANNA

Dover, Ohio

Lessons from Hamilton: An American Musical

Capstone Project Advisor: John Moser 

MAHG

Natasha Jenkins

NATASHA JENKINS

Leavenworth, Kansas

 

MASTAHG

Joy King

JOY KING

Westerville, Ohio

Chairman's Award Recipient

MAHG

Nicholas Kintzle

NICHOLAS KINTZLE

Omaha, Nebraska

MAHG

Ann Krois

ANN M. KROIS

West Des Moines, Iowa

 

MAHG

James Lautzenheiser

JAMES LAUTZENHEISER

Convoy, Ohio

MAHG

Eagle

ERICA K. MARTIN

Syracuse, New York

MASTAHG

Cher McDonald

CHER McDONALD

South Jordan, Utah

MAHG

Tri Nason

TRI NASON

Sturgis, Mississippi

MAHG

Eagle

KEITH ROBINSON

Baltimore, Ohio

MASTAHG

John Sands

JOHN SANDS

New Albany, Ohio

MASTAHG

Bob Schwartz

ROBERT SCHWARTZ

Minot, North Dakota

MAHG

Eagle

LAURA SCHAEFER

Flagstaff, Arizona

MASTAHG

Eagle

LISA D. SMITH

Euless, Texas

MAHG

Kjerstin Spark-Stahl

KJERSTIN SPARK-STAHL

Klamath Falls, Oregon

MAHG

Maureen Stocker

MAUREEN S. STOCKER

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

MAHG

Brian Weaver

WILLIAM BRIAN WEAVER

Central Lake, Michigan

MAHG

Eagle

MARK WIESE

Mankato, Minnesota

MASTAHG

Leandra Wilden

LEANDRA WILDEN

Anchorage, Alaska

MAHG