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Jamie Weiss

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PhD Student
Teaching Assistant

Coming from an extensive background in public history, Jamie's research interests lie in exploring the intricacies of U.S. foreign relations during the Early National period through the lens of its interactions with Imperial Russia. By juxtaposing the embryonic United States with the more established Russian empire, her work teases out a clearer picture of America's developing international identity. This comparison provides a unique vantage point from which to assess the United States's emergence on the global stage, its early international strategies, and the formation of its national character. 

Jamie proudly served on the HGSA as First Year Experience Coordinator during the 2023-2024 academic year. She also worked as an editor of a Reacting to the Past role-playing game along with her regular teaching. 

Grants:

Carl Vipperman Teaching Assistant Award (2023)

Wilson Center Funding for National Humanities Center Podcasting Institute  (Jan 2023)

History Department Travel Grant (Summer 2024) 

Education:

B.A., Oglethorpe University, History, minor in Communication and Rhetoric, 2022

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