American & New England Studies Program News

Sean Case Successfully Defends Dissertation

By Astrid TvetenstrandMarch 16th, 2023

Sean Case successfully defended his dissertation, "To Balance the World: The Development of the United States’ National Interest, 1919-1969." Congratulations, Dr. Case!

Sean has also accepted the Henry A. Kissinger Visiting Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy with International Security Studies (ISS) at the Jackson School of Global Affairs at Yale University. Congratulations, Sean!

Sean Case Accepted to 2023 Policy History Conference

By Astrid TvetenstrandMarch 14th, 2023

Sean Case, PhD Candidate, was accepted to the 2023 Policy History Conference! Hosted by the Institute for Political History and Journal of Policy History, Sean will present "As the World Continues to Shrink': George Lincoln, Albert Wedemeyer, and the Debate over the Mutual Security Act of 1959." Details on the conference can be found here.

Madeline Webster to Present with Boston Preservation Alliance with the Leventhal Map & Education Center

By Astrid TvetenstrandMarch 9th, 2023

Madeline Webster, PhD Candidate, will join Boston Preservation Alliance with the Leventhal Map & Education Center for a talk on histories of preservation in Boston. Leventhal Center President and Head Curator, Garrett Dash Nelson, will give a live demonstration of the Center’s Atlascope tool. The demo will be followed by a discussion with Maddie Webster, PhD, who heavily used the Atlascope tool while researching Boston. Check it out here