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The history department congratulates those seniors who completed the senior seminar this past year.  


The theme of this year’s seminar was London from Roman Times to the Great Fire.  The following history majors worked under the direction of Dr. Sally Shockro to successfully complete their research papers: 

Anthony Brunco, “Fluidity in Catholic Identity during the Elizabethan Era”

Cara Buonvicino, “Lady Jane Grey”

Stephen Burns, “Anglo-Saxon Success in London and Britain”

Tyler Cumming, “Discoveries of the Gunpowder Plot”

Kaylin English, “The Plantagenet Family Rebellion of 1173”

Nicole Goolishian, “The Culture of Class:  The Black Death and English Art”

Michael Holler, “Peasant Rebellion of 1381:  Linked to the Black Death”

Brendan Kieran, “Manipulated Marginalization:  Outsiders and the Social Order of Late-Medieval London”

Samantha Kiesel, “The Great Fire of London”

Joanna Kingston, “Catholics in Tudor England, with a Focus on the Gunpowder Plot and Why Those Radical Catholics Felt Violence was Necessary”

William McCormack, “Religion and Politics: Rule and Dissent under Henry VIII and Elizabeth I”

Christine Neel, “Capital Punishment as Social Control in Fearful Societies”

Sean Payne, “The Black Death”