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Status: PhD Student

Adviser: Miguel La Serna

Graduate Email: mwlondon@live.unc.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

M.A., History, UNC Chapel Hill, 2021
M.A. Thesis: “Battlefield Colombia: Honor and Justice in the Thousand Days’ War, 1899-1902” (Dr. Miguel La Serna & Dr. Joseph Glatthaar, co-advisors)

B.A., Justice Studies, Arizona State University, 2019
B.A. Thesis: “Honor, Glory, Sacrifice, and Annihilation: Violence and Death in World War II” (Dr. Robert Niebuhr, advisor)

Research Interests

I am interested in social/cultural military history, especially regarding how a war’s participants justify (or avoid) interpersonal violence. My dissertation investigates how veterans of the Thousand Days’ War in Colombia negotiated civil reintegration in the decades after the war’s conclusion, especially on the eve of La Violencia.

Recent Public Engagements

“The RAF and Luftwaffe Bombers of Western Europe – WW2 Special” Researcher/Writer, TimeGhost History, WW2 Week by Week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HO7IzW6pWsU

Courses Offered

HIST 128: U.S. History since 1865
HIST/PWAD 266: Global History of Warfare
HIST/PWAD 369: War and American Society, 1902 to Present