Graduate Alumnus
MA-History
George Mason Universty
2009
MS-Curriculum & Instruction
Texas-A&M University-Corpus Christi
2007
BA-Cum Laude in History
Cornell University
2004
PhD
University of Georgia
2016

Laura June Davis's teaching and research focus on American history through the long 19th century, with an emphasis on gender, identity, community, and the military. She is currently working on a dissertation that focuses on sabotage, irregular naval warfare, and masculinity during the Civil War.
Currently, Laura serves as a Got Your 6 mentor, a Certified UGA LGBT Resource Center Safe Space, and a Contributing Editor for The Civil War Monitor, a quarterly magazine. She also holds graduate and professional level certificates in Women's Studies, University Teaching, and Academic Advising.

Matriculation Date: 
August, 2009
Graduation Date: 
May, 2016
Advisor: 
Honors: 

Research

  • Summer Doctoral Research Fellowship, UGA Graduate School, 2015
  • Gregory Dissertation Completion Award, UGA History Department, 2015
  • Gregory Graduate Student Research Award, UGA History Department, 2015
  • Gregory Graduate Student Research Award, UGA History Department, 2014
  • 2 Gregory Graduate Student Travel Awards, UGA History Department, 2014
  • Dean's Award in Arts and Humanities, UGA Graduate School, 2014
  • Vincent J. Dooley Graduate Research Award in History, University of Georgia, 2013
  • Gregory Graduate Student Research Award, UGA History Department, 2013
  • Graduate Research Award, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, 2013
  • Gregory Graduate Student Research Award, UGA History Department, 2010
  • Phi Alpha Theta, April 2007
  • National Chancellor’s List, 2005

Teaching

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, UGA Graduate School, 2015
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UGA Graduate School, 2011

Service

  • Blue Key Honor Society, 2012
  • University of Georgia Rotary, Student Service Award, 2012
  • Janice E. Arnett Graduate Scholarship, Kappa Delta Foundation, 2012

 

Courses Taught

U.S. History to 1865
U.S Civil War

Laura June Davis's Selected Publications