Read about some of the undergraduates who have engaged in research and internships:
Undergraduate Honors Theses completed in 2011
"Born to Exhibit Great Virtues": Nabby Adams Smith and the American Revolution
"Rival Sisters: Religious Reaction to Female Monarchs in Tudor England"
"Renovating for Modernity:" Topsfield, MA 1870-1915
"The Other Settler Colony: British Emigration to South Africa, 1870-1914"
"US Cold War Policy in Afghanistan: From Development to Clandestine Warfare, 1960-1979"
Samuel Morse, "The Latino Community of Worcester, Massachusetts 1950-1990," A Historical Perspective Through the Lens of Community Development
Undergraduate Honors Theses completed in 2010
"Locating Lemkin: Historiography, Concepts of Genocide and the Problem of Genocide in the American West"
"A Great Society in the Seven Hills? Federal Intervention in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1960-1980"
"Love and Resistance: Jewish Partisans and the Role of Intimacy"
"A Two-Front War: The CIA in Vietnam"
"Self-control, Self-determination, and Self-defense: The African-American Teachers Association and the Rise of Black Power"
"Jubal Early, James Longstreet, and Honor in the Development of the Lost Cause Paradigm in the Post-Civil War South"
"Remember for Whom we Play: Baseball in American Jewish Culture after World War II"
Madeline DeDePanken '12 is currently a intern at the Musée National d'Histoire et d'Art in Luxembourg City. She identifies and catalogues photographs for the museum. Her internship is funded through the Henry J. Leir Summer Internship Undergraduate Program. Her sponsoring faculty for this internship is Professor SunHee Kim Gertz. You can read about her experience on her blog.
Mikal Brotnov '10 was an intern at the National Museum of the American Indian-Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. during summer 2009. His internship was funded by the Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Fund for Studies of the Holocaust through the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University. His sponsoring faculty for this internship was Professor Debórah Dwork.