Editorial Board, Tufts Historical Review Vol XI (2017-18)
Nate Chock is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Tufts Historical Review for the 2017-18 academic year. A senior majoring in History and Political Science, Nate has a long-held interest in history. Originally from Portland, OR, he has volunteered with the Oregon Historical Society and developed a keen interest in American and European political history. Outside of Tufts Historical Review, Nate enjoys hiking and biking. On campus, he is on the executive committee of Field Ex and has tutored for Earthen Vessels.
Rebecca Ennis is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Tufts Historical Review. She is a senior from New York, and is currently pursuing a major in History. Rebecca has long had a love of history and museums, which she has combined in her work at the New-York Historical Society, and the Royall House & Slave Quarters. In addition to her work on the journal, Rebecca is also part of the Tufts History Society, Tufts Ballroom Competition Team, and the Tufts Gallery Guide program. Her favorite topics to learn about include the American Civil War, Victorian England, and the history of medicine.
Emily Hoffman is a junior from New York City. She is majoring in History, with a minor in English. She is especially interested in modern cultural history and can often be found in bookstores reading about fashion, courtesans, or anything to do with Jane Austen. In addition to the Tufts Historical Review, she is also part of the mock trial team, works at the Lilly Music Library, and is a costume designer for 3Ps
Miranda Phaal is a senior from San Francisco, California. She is majoring in History with a concentration in empires. In her junior year she studied abroad at King's College London. In addition to being on the Tufts Historical Review Editorial Board, she is a DJ at WMFO Medford, and a member of TUSC Film Series and the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Society. In her spare time, she likes to sing and write novels (usually not at the same time).
Rebecca Xu is a senior majoring in History, International Relations, and Russian and Slavic Studies at Tufts University. Rebecca is particularly interested in the history of science, technology and medicine, as well as global imperial history, from the Mongol Empire to the World Wars. Additional interests include foreign languages, forensic sciences, and popular culture studies. In their spare time, Rebecca enjoys writing fiction and reading.
Charlie Pennington is a junior from Tampa, Florida. History has been his favorite subject since reading about the Punic Wars as a kid. He plans to focus his studies on Late antiquity, especially the Byzantines and Germanic migrators. He is also passionate about game design and 3D art, and is a varsity athlete on the Tufts track team.
Charlotte Leis is a junior from Los Angeles, California, majoring in Urban Policy and Sustainable Development. She is interested the history of urbanization, mythology and religion. Outside of her roles as treasurer and secretary of the Historical Review, she is vice president of the Urban Planning club and is an active member of the Jewish community.
Jon Adams is a sophomore at Tufts from the Mainline suburbs of Philadelphia. He is an intended International Relations major with a penchant for languages, especially Spanish and Afrikaans. At Tufts he is a member of the club water polo team and can be found creating ever higher swirls of chocolate-vanilla ice cream at Dewick. His favorite historical incidents include the sinking of the Titanic, the Scramble for Africa, and the French Revolution.
Jake Goldberg is a junior at Tufts University. He majors in Political Science, and he hopes to attend law school after graduating from Tufts. His favorite areas of history are the Roman Empire, World War II, and the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.
Nicholas Fallah is senior majoring in History and Political Science. He has a deep love of everything in American history and politics from the Civil War to the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Additionally, he enjoys studying Great Britain, Italy, and Iran, especially the modern politics of those countries (including a strange fascination with former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi). He is also a member of Tufts Mock Trial, Tufts History Society, and the Tufts chapter of the American Enterprise Institute.
Charles Bunnell is a sophomore majoring in Biopsychology and History. He is deeply interested in the history of medicine, Russian history, and the Early Middle Ages. He hopes to attend medical school, and pursue history and writing in his free time. In addition to Tufts Historical Review, Charles is involved with Tufts Timmy Global Health, the Zamboni, and Tufts EMS-AID.
Will Thompson is a first-year from a small town in northwestern Pennsylvania, hoping to do an independent concentration in linguistics. His main areas of historical interest are early medieval Europe and post-independence South America. Will spends most of his time sleeping, listening to R&B, and trying to learn modern languages.
Adiel, B.A. History and French expected 2018, is interested in material culture and social history. While her concentration is in medieval Europe, her historic tastes have shifted to colonial North America. She is a Senior Honors Thesis candidate, writing about women’s pastimes in nineteenth century French literature. Her own pastimes include handsewing historical garments and baking for her roommates.
Liam Cronan is a sophomore at Tufts from East Weymouth, MA majoring in History and Economics. Before transferring to Tufts as a sophomore, Liam studied at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. In addition to the Tufts Historical Review, Liam is also involved in the Tufts History Society, Tufts Democrats, ALLIES (Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services), Tufts Model UN, and The Tufts Daily. He is especially interested in early American history, ancient Roman History, and modern European history. In his spare time, Liam enjoys reading and playing the piano.
Mallory Grider is a junior from Portland, Oregon. She is majoring in Mathematics and History. Mallory has worked at Timberline Lodge, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and the Fletcher School. At Tufts, Mallory is a member of Chi Omega fraternity and Synaptic Scholars. In her free time, Mallory enjoys skiing, playing tennis, and scuba diving.
Zihan "Jerry" Chai is a junior at Tufts from Shanghai, China, double majoring in History with a European concentration and International Relations with an International Security thematic concentration. He is interested in the WWII and the Cold War History, especially how the Cold War is interpreted globally and how it impacted the economic globalization and the process of decolonization. In his free time, Jerry enjoys studying Japanese and cooking. He is a loyal Barcelona fan.
Edward Olney-Bell is a senior from San Francisco, California. He is majoring in Engineering Psychology, though he maintains a great interest in American history, particularly social, cultural, and urban history. He enjoys reading, taking city walks, and hiking. In high school, he was invited to give a lecture on historical methods of recording sound for a music production class.