Editorial Board, Tufts Historical Review Vol XII (2020-2021)
James Himberger is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Tufts Historical Review for the 2019-20 academic year. A junior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Philosophy, he hails from Woodstock, New York. He is primarily interested in classical antiquity and early modern British history, as well as the intellectual history of conservatism and republicanism. Outside of the Historical Review, James is a member of ALLIES (Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services), and the Tufts History Society. In addition, he worked as a Matthew Howard Shea Scholar for the Political Science Department. In his spare time, he enjoys calligraphy, novel writing, and hiking.
Thomas Krush is a sophomore from Bethesda, Maryland, majoring in History and International Relations, and minoring in Spanish. His favorite periods of history are Byzantine History and the Era of Industrialization. He is also passionate about the history of Maryland. In his free time he enjoys running, reading, spending time in nature, and watching Netflix.
Maia Peterson is the Treasurer of the Tufts Historical Review. She is a sophomore at Tufts from Los Altos, California majoring in Economics and minoring in History. Specifically, she is interested in the classics. Outside of THR, she is working on getting her pilots license and enjoys going to places that are warmer than Boston in the winter.
Camille Calabrese is a freshman from Houston, Texas. In addition to Tufts Historical Review, she is also part of the TCU Judiciary and the Crafts Center. She is especially interested in the history of the Americas. In her free time, Camille enjoys reading, playing video games, and going on long walks while listening to her favorite podcasts.
Bijan Harandi is a Freshman from Newton, MA majoring in Biology and Computer Science. In addition to being on a part of the Tufts Historical Review, Bijan is also a part of many other extracurricular in the Tufts community. Regarding History, Bijan is passionate about a variety of subjects, but more specifically modern history. Outside of THR, Bijan can be found playing online chess, listening to ambient music, binge reading historical advents on Wikipedia, and studying for his next midterm.
Klea Hysenbelli is a sophomore from New York studying History, French, and Quantitative Economics. She has been a history enthusiast ever since an early age when she would read about Balkan folklore and Greek mythology in particular. She is genuinely interested in the ancient civilizations and contemporary politics of the Balkans. Outside of the Tufts Historical Review, Klea enjoys literature, philosophy, concerts, mountain biking, and deep conversations.
Jackson Lubke is a freshman from Warren, New Jersey, studying International Relations and Quantitative Economics. He is interested in all history but especially loves early modern history. In addition to the Historical Review, Jackson enjoys participating in the Debate Society, playing and listening to music, and watching football.
Phoebe Sargeant is a sophomore from central Vermont and majoring in History in Math and minoring in Education. For her History concentration she wishes to study revolutions, focusing specifically on the American Revolution. Phoebe is also the secretary of the Tufts History Society, plays cello in the Tufts Symphony Orchestra and is a tour guide on the Boston Freedom Trail.
Jason Thompson is a junior from Boston. He is majoring in Psychology and Philosophy. Jason has an academic interest in the application of evolutionary theory to culture. He loves learning about mythologies from around the world, including Central America and the Mediterranean. He would pinpoint the Greek classical period as his favorite historical era. Jason is also an editor for the Tufts Daily.
Maya van Rosendaal
Maya van Rosendaal is a freshman from Westchester, New York, but has also lived in Nicosia, Cyprus and Vienna, Austria. She hasn't decided on her major, but she is considering History, International Relations and Women's studies. She is mostly drawn to social history, especially women's and European history. On campus, she is also involved in Animal Aid, Amnesty International, and AMPT.
Will Weinfield is a junior from Chicago, Illinois. He is double majoring in Quantitative Economics and International Relations with a focus on International Security. He is especially interested in Cold War history and post-Cold War international politics. In addition to the Tufts Historical Review, he is involved in the Sino-US Relations Group Engagement and Model UN. In his free time, Will enjoys reading, running, creative writing, and archery.
Connor Wind is a junior majoring in International Relations and minoring in Computer Science. He is an avid squash player and is interested in Chinese history. He would like to thank his arms, for always being by his side, and his feet, for being there every step of the way.