Coming Soon: U.S. History/American Studies

More exciting news at Dissertation Reviews: we are thrilled to announce the imminent debut of U.S. History/American Studies, under the leadership of Susan Eckelmann. If you are interested in having your dissertation reviewed, please fill out the Review Application Form. Susan can be reached at

Introducing Our Field Editor

photo 3 (2)Susan Eckelmann is a PhD Candidate in the Departments of History and American Studies at Indiana University where she specializes in the history of children and youth, American race relations, Modern U.S. and transnational history. She received her B.A. in North American Studies from the Freie Universität Berlin and her M.A. in Afro-American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her dissertation, Freedom’s Little Lights: The World of Children and Teenagers in the U.S. and Abroad during the Civil Rights Era, examines the nexus of teenage youth, civil rights, and Cold War politics during the 1950s and 1960s. She previously held an editorial assistantship at the Journal of American History and currently serves on the Executive Board of the Society for the History of Childhood and Youth.

Image: Samuel Reid Proposed U.S. Flag Designs (1850), Library of Congress Manuscript Devisions.






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