Laura W. Hopwood
1835 Jarvisville Road
Lansing, MI 48933
Professional researcher with a Ph.D. in History. Doctoral research includes studying the impact of war on civilians and historic reasons for war.
Dependable, educated and intelligent with intellectual curiosity and attentio to detail.
University of Michigan
Michigan State University
University of Wisconsin
B.A., History & English
Summa cum laude
Summary of Research Experience
• Completed detailed research and analysis of the effects of World War II on the population of London and surrounging suburbs.
• Performed extensive research on the effects of the Civil War on Southern children.
• Worked as research assistant for Harvard historian Edward Stuart-Yale Civil War Encyclopedia.
• Have published research reviews in profesional journals.
• Recruited to present dissertation findings at three history seminars.
Related Work Experience
• Taught as an Adjunct Instructor at University of Michigan during summer semester.
• Assistant for History Conference for Teachers at Michigan State University.
• Received a national grant to archive the work of Noah Webster.
• Received a national Research Grant from Yale University to support thesis studies.
• Received a College Dissertation Fellowship to complete dissertation.
“London” Frank S. Fisk and Suzanne T. Daniels, eds., Encyclopedia of World War II
• “Children during the London Bombings” European Historical Association Meeting, Boston, MA
• Justin D. Foss, Jeffrey A. Gray, The Letters of Noah Webster. University of Michigan Press.
• Jason A. Duke, The Great London Escape. University of Michigan Press.
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