Alumni


Mark Brink, class of 2013, is currently studying at Queen’s University Belfast and pursuing an MA in Medieval History.

Andrew Wegman, class of 2008, earned an M.A. in American History from Louisiana State University in 2010) and is currently completing a PhD from LSU (expected May 2015), where he is the T. Harry Williams Fellow in History. His dissertation is entitled “Skin Color and Social Practice: The Niceties of Race and Class Among New Orleans Creoles and Across the South, 1718-1862″ and is under the direction of Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg. In summer 2014, he received an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship at the Virginia Historical Society. His work has appeared in Social Identities, Multicultural America as well as several edited collections.

Rebecca Lee-Poklemba, a December 2005 graduate, is currently teaching at a blended virtual school in Alexandria, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish School District, where she handles a variety of classes, from middle school English, World Studies, U.S. History, and Louisiana History to high school courses in U.S. History, Civics, Sociology, and Psychology. She is also in her second semester of a Masters in Teaching (MAT) program at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.