Martin-Vegue Fellowship

George Boyd Martin-Vegue, a Latin American specialist and former faculty member at FSU, left a generous donation to the department that funds this graduate research fellowship. Professor Martin-Vegue received his PhD from UT Austin in 1951.

Past Recipients

Year Name Research Topic
Spring 2024 Kiri Raber “Sinews of Affect: Family and State Power in the Early Modern British Empire”
Fall 2023 Rhiannon Turgel-Ethier “Colonized in the East and Settler in the West: Cherokees in the Nineteenth-Century Gold Rushes”
Spring 2023 Kiri Raber  
Fall 2022 Megan Groninger "'She Hath Done What She Could': The Politics of Motherhood in Victorian England"
Spring 2022 Justin Vos  
Fall 2021 Erik Braeden Lewis "The Émigré Homefront: Microhistories of Migration From the Franco-Spanish Borderlands During the Age of Revolution”
Spring 2021 Ed Shockley "Augusta’s Purgatory of Professionalism: Education at the Medical College of Georgia, 182-1960"
Fall 2020 Ben Goff "An Economy of Life: Military Medicine and the French State, 1747-1815”
Spring 2020 Zachary Stoltzfus “What is Hypotheque and What Can It Tell Us About The French Revolution?”
Fall 2019 John Cable "Decolonization and Southern Society: Land, Labour and Race in East-Central Mississippi"
Fall 2018 Sarah Patterson "The Few, The Proud: Gender and the Marine Corps Body”
Spring 2018 Jan-Ruth Mills “Messerschmitt Production and Slave Labor”
Fall 2017 Richard Soash "Tempered Inclusion: Syrian-Lebanese and Armenian Mobility in the Progressive Era"
Spring 2017 Chris Osmar “Now I am in Distant Germany, It Could be that I Will Die”: Colonial Precedent, Wartime Contingency, and Crisis Mentality in the Transition from Subjugation to Decimation of Foreign Workers in the Nazi Ruhr
Fall 2016 Rebecca Shriver "Beyond the Count, the Guru, and Radical Feminists: Women in Interwar Organizations that Supported European Integration"
Spring 2016 Arad Gigi "Fortifying Colonialism: Colonial State and Society in the French Caribbean, 1660-1789"
Fall 2015 J. Hendry Miller "Southern Intrusions: Native Assertions of Sovereignty in the Early Republic"