Blake Michaels

Year of Graduation: 

2021

Status: 

  • Graduate

A student in the Ph.D. program, Blake specializes in the politics and culture of the eighteenth-century Mid-Atlantic. His MA Thesis considered the discourse surrounding elections in colonial Philadelphia and compared the practices of candidates for the Assembly and for city offices.  He has been a Teaching Assistant for several history courses including the European survey, America Since 1939, American Military, and Modern Latin America. He is a recipient of a Presidential Fellowship (2013), a Dean's Summer Research Fellowship (2015), and the Dowling TA Award (2016) from Lehigh University.

Early America, British Empire, Latin America
M.A. History, Lehigh University (2017) 
B.A. History, magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania (2013)