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The Rosenstrasse Foundation is concerned with sharing the stories of women that resisted the Nazi regime by protesting the capture of their Jewish husbands. The RSF, co-founded by Dr. Nathan Stoltzfus of the FSU History department, relies on the work of a dedicated team of FSU graduate and undergraduate students as well as alumni.

Dragana Zivkovic is a PhD student in the History department and is working under the supervision of Dr. Cathy McClive.

Michael Vernon is a doctoral student in the History department. He is working under the supervision of Dr. Chuck Upchurch.

Kiri Raber is a doctoral student in the History department working with Dr. Chuck Upchurch.

2020 was a strange year. Unexpected circumstances, both personal and professional, led me to the job market that spring. I was ABD, but still far from completing my dissertation.

Hi! My name is Celia and I am a second year Public History graduate student here at FSU. I am originally from the Atlanta area. I received my BA in History from the University of Georgia. My background is in museum curation and education.

For the last two years, Jace Cookson (BA 2022) has been torn between becoming a lawyer or a history professor. Cookson came to FSU with the firm intention of going to law school after his BA, but he will be leaving the university with a new plan: going to graduate school to study American religious history.

Why did you want to be a lawyer?

Current social media intern Gianna Formica is majoring in Social Science Education with a minor in French. Having a passion for writing since she was in high school, she plans to focus on journalism in graduate school. She has been writing for FSView since early 2021.

What got you interested in writing for FSView?

Both Rhiannon Turgel-Ethier and Kiri Raber, graduate students in the History department, did internships at the FL State Archives as part of their Public History minor field. Both are on the PhD track and will be spending a lot of time in archives as researchers trying to find the right documents for their dissertation projects. For both, this internship was a defining experience as it allowed them to work behind the scenes in an archive, learning how research facilities work.

Donald Horward was a leading figure in the field of Napoleonic studies for nearly a half century. Horward had a distinctive approach to the life and craft of the historian: a stronger, more fraternal obligation to the student, true patronage of the library, and ultimately, stewardship of the field. Horward was a pioneer. Not only did he work in collaboration with his peers, he struck his own path. Horward’s efforts, more than any other single individual in the 20th century, elevated Napoleonic studies in the United States to new prominence.