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History students present research at the 2019 Phi Alpha Theta Conference

04.06.2019 | By:
Students and faculty at Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at Abilene Christian University, April 5-6, 2019

Texas Wesleyan students represented the Omega Zeta chapter of Phi Alpha Theta history honor society at the regional conference held at Abilene Christian University on April 5-6. Each made a 20-minute presentation. They included:

  • Edon Ademaj, "A Diabolical Panorama of Magic and Femininity in the Malleus Maleficarum"
  • Bailey Dozier, "Scott Joplin: The King of Ragtime and the Birth of a Genre"
  • Tatyana Levitzki, "Commodus' Final Year as Emperor: 192 CE"
  • Mackenzie Redmon, "The Late Roman Army and Civil War: A Critical Examination of the Roman Army during the Decline of the Roman Empire"

Bailey Dozier won a best paper/presentation award for his research on Scott Joplin. 

Dr. Brenda Matthews, A.M. Pate chair of American history, Dr. Alistair Maeer and Dr. Christopher Ohan accompanied the students and chaired sessions at the conference.

About Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta (ΦΑΘ) is an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. The society has more than 350,000 members, with about 9,500 new members joining each year through 860 local chapters. The Omega Zeta Chapter was chartered at Texas Wesleyan on April 23, 1979.

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