Dr. Quintard Taylor, Jr.
Scott and Dorothy Bullitt
Professor of American History
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Current Graduate Students: (Fall 2007)

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Craig M. Collission

Education: M.A. University of Washington; B.A. Whitman College, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. 

Areas of interest: Civil Rights and Black Nationalism.

Other fields: Ethnicity and Nationalism: 20th Century U.S.; Environmental History.


Robert I. Cruickshank

Education: M.A. University of Washington, B.A. University of California, Berkley.   

Areas of interest: Civil Rights Movement, Urban life, suburbanization, Political activity, Economic issues

Other fields: 20th Century U.S., U.S. Social, Modern Germany.


Turkiya Lowe

Education: M.A. University of Washington,  B.A. Howard University; Phi beta Kappa, Stroum Fellowship, Washington African American Community Award.

Areas of interest: Past and Ongoing Research: "Today is Ours for United Service: The Washington Federation of Colored Women,1917-1952"; Historical Overview of Tacoma. 

Other fields: African American, Women, Comparative Nationalism and Ethnicity, Comparative Colonialism


Casey Nichols

Education:B.A. California State University, Long Beach; magna cum laude, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, 2007 Irving Ahlquist Award in U.S. History, Distinguished Undergraduate, Ronald E. McNair Scholar.

Areas of interest: Publication: “Common Resistance Through Popular Culture: African American and Mexican American Hipsters in WWII Los Angeles.” Other areas of interest are ethnic race relations, ethnic urban migration and immigration.

Other fields: 20th Century Urban U.S., U.S. West, Ethnic Experience, Los Angeles


George O. Tamblyn

J.D., Cornell University Law School (degree notes: "Specialization in International Business Affairs"); M.A. University of Washington; M.Sc. University of Edinburgh, Churchill Fellow (World War II Studies), - dissertation: "Winston Churchill and the Bombing of Germany;" B.A. Colgate University. 

Areas of interest: contemplated PhD dissertation: Courts martial of African Americans; comparison of 1950's and 1990's sentencing for murder and rape. Other interests: history of military policy, economic history. 

Other fields: 19th Century U.S., Colonial American. And Modern Eastern Europe. see website: http://www.tamblyn.net/