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Field & Specialties
Early American Political History
B.A., History with Departmental Honors, Oakland University (2020) summa cum laude
Senior Thesis: "'The General Sentiments of Your Fellow-Citizens': American Neutrality, Citizen Genet, and the Mutability of Public Opinion"
Tentative MA Thesis Title: "'The English Papers Bring Their Lies Very Fresh': Thomas Jefferson, the Contingency Fund, and Information Warfare in the Atlantic World, c.1783-1793"
Ethan is a second-year doctoral student interested in eighteenth-century U.S. politics, diplomacy, and the growth of the American state in the Atlantic world. He is originally from southeast Michigan and served in the US Army as a Sergeant before pursuing an academic career. His advisors are Dr. S. Max Edelson and Dr. Christa Dierksheide.
HIUS 2001: American History to 1865 (Graduate Teaching Assistant under Alan Taylor, Fall 2022).
HIUS 2051: War and the Making of America to 1900 (Graduate Teaching Assistant under Elizabeth Varon, Spring 2023).
Internet and Popular Press Publications
Gonzales, Ethan. "Thomas Jefferson: American Bibliophile." Oakland University, September 2019. https://library.oakland.edu/collections/special/exhibits/Jefferson/index....