Status: PhD Student

Adviser: Benjamin Waterhouse

Graduate Email: melrshee@live.unc.edu


Curriculum Vitae

Education

B.A. Fordham University, 2017
M.A. UNC-Chapel Hill, 2019
M.A. Thesis: “A Failed Fight for Worker-Conscious Globalization: The CIO Response to the Private Investment Imperative in US International Development Policy, 1949-1954”

Research Interests

My research explores how industrial labor unions, multinational corporations, and government officials influenced and responded to the expansion of international trade and investment during the latter half of the twentieth century.

Recent Public Engagements

  • “‘Harmonisation Upward’: The United Steelworkers and International Labor Standards in the Developing World, 1949-1959,” Travel Research Awards Brown Bag Talks Series, Penn State University, June 2018
  • Courses Offered

  • TA-HIST125: The Social History of Popular Music in 20th Century America
  • TA-HIST364/MNGT364: History of American Business