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Shane Makowicki

Ph.D. Student
Contact
  • (979) 845-7151
  • shanemakowicki@tamu.edu
  • Glasscock 003
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Chair
Dr. Lorien Foote

Research Interests

Research focus is American Military History, with an emphasis on the American Civil War. Subfields include European War and Society and Nineteenth-Century U.S. History. Interested in both operational military history and its social and political effects, including but not limited to issues of public opinion, civil-military relations, the development of military thought/strategy, and deterrence. Current article in preparation is “‘Important and Brilliant Results’: The 1862 Battle of Roanoke Island and Its Political and Military Effects.”

Accomplishments

  • M.A. in History, Texas A&M University, 2016
  • Masters Thesis: ” ‘The Prestige of Success’: The North Carolina Campaign of 1862 and the Ascension of Ambrose Burnside’”
  • Texas A&M Doctoral Graduate Merit Fellow (2014 – Present)
  • Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow (2017-2018)
  • Co-Chair: War, Violence, and Society Working Group (2017-2018)