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Evan C. Rothera

Evan C. Rothera

Ph.D. Candidate

108 Weaver Building
University Park , PA 16802


  1. Ph.D., History, The Pennsylvania State University (in progress)
  2. M.A., History, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012
  3. B.A., History and Spanish, Gettysburg College, (Summa Cum Laude), 2010


I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of History and a member of the Richards Civil War Era Center, studying under the direction of Amy S. Greenberg. My dissertation analyzes civil wars and reconstructions in the United States, Mexico, and Argentina in the period 1857 - 1880. My other interests include Lincoln, treason and loyalty during the U.S. Civil War, and the problems of memory and commemoration.