The editorial board of the Vanderbilt Historical Review is composed of undergraduate students at Vanderbilt University who have a keen interest in history, writing, publishing, and the digital humanities. In addition, our graduate student and faculty adviser offer expertise and advice on the content of our journal. Interested Vanderbilt undergraduate students of any major are always welcome to join VHR and can email us at email@example.com for more information.
Caroline Fleischhauer is a senior from Pensacola, FL. She is pursuing a double major in History and Public Policy Studies with a focus in healthcare policy. On campus, she also writes for the Vanderbilt Political Review and serves as the Co-President and Founder of Vanderbilt Students for Choice. She is currently writing her senior honors thesis on the civil rights litigation conducted by Robert F. Kennedy’s Department of Justice.
Winston Du is a junior and College Scholar from New York City who is considering a double major in History and Computer Science. You will find his article, “Wiedervereinigung oder Anschluss?” in the Summer 2016 issue of the Vanderbilt Historical Review. He is a proud member of the Vanderbilt Debate Team.
Justin DeMello is a junior originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is pursuing a double major in History and Political Science. His research interests are primarily in contemporary American political, social, and intellectual history, with special emphasis on American political campaigns and Presidential studies.
Janna Adelstein is a senior from New York, NY majoring in History and Art History. In addition to her work with the Review, she is a Dean’s Library Fellow for the Tracing the Movement of Populations project and an intern for Congressman Jim Cooper. LBJ is her favorite historical figure and one of her favorite art pieces is the Diana by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
Lindsay Grizzard is a senior from Mobile, Alabama, majoring in Political Science, and minoring in Classical Guitar Performance and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is the treasurer of Vanderbilt Students for Choice and also writes for the Vanderbilt Political Review. In her free time, she enjoys playing the drums in the Spirit of Gold Marching Band and participating in her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi.
Laura Grove is a senior from Houston, TX majoring in History and minoring in Philosophy. She is also a member of the Vanderbilt University Concert Choir and Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and holds leadership positions in both organizations. Her favorite time period in history is the American Civil War, and she hopes to continue studying this topic as she pursues a career as an academic.
Christine Huang is a senior from Taiwan. She is studying History and Public Policy Studies. In addition to her work for the Vanderbilt Historical Review, she is also a research assistant at the Latin American Public Opinion Program and a consultant at the Writing Studio.
Dylan Rosenfield is a senior from Houston, TX who is majoring in History and Political Science with a minor in Corporate Strategy. He became interested in history as a result of his participation in Model United Nations in High School, and is most fascinated with American foreign policy during the Cold War. Dylan is also actively involved in Phi Kappa Psi, Undergraduate Political Science Association, Dores for Israel, and Phi Alpha Delta.
Graduate Student Advisor
E. Kyle Romero is a second-year graduate student in U.S. History at Vanderbilt University. He studies American transnational history and the history of U.S. immigration policy. His current research focuses on private charity groups and American refugee policy in the twentieth century.
Dr. Joel Harrington is the Chair of the Department of History and the Centennial Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. He specializes in the Reformation and early modern Germany, with research interests in various aspects of social history. His most recent book, The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century, describes the life of Meister Frantz Schmidt, a sixteenth-century executioner in Nuremberg.