College of Letters & Sciences
Old School House


Contact Information

Jennifer Thibodeaux
Department Chair & Professor 
Phone: 262-472-1116
Location: Laurentide Hall 5223
Ayn Hess
Academic Department Associate
Phone: 262-472-1103
Location: Laurentide Hall 5221

Senior Research Conference

Monday, April 29, 2019

5:30-7:30 pm

Location:  Hyland Hall (HH)- Please click on Conference Program below for panel assignments and locations

  • Showcase Senior Research -- a forum for sharing historical or related humanities and social science research
  • Promote Historical Conversation -- a venue for researchers to receive constructive feedback on their project.
  • Build a Research Community – a way for History and related majors to learn from each other; and especially to get a better understanding of the research process and how to prepare for your own senior research project.
  • Concurrent Sessions (multiple panels will take place at the same time).
  • Panels of three presenters (senior seminar & undergraduate research students).
  • Presentation should be limited to 12-15 minutes each; addressing – your research topic and question, research process, research sources, thesis, samples of supporting evidence, research triumphs & tribulations.
  • Panel Chair-Commenter (faculty member) will introduce each presenter and lead post-presentation Q & A
  • Students currently enrolled in Senior Seminar or a faculty-mentored undergraduate research project.
  • Great Resume Builder.
  • Opportunity to share your excitement, expertise, and research findings with other undergraduate researchers and history enthusiasts.
  • Gain feedback that will help you improve your final research paper.
  • Complete and submit the Conference Proposal Form below. DUE BY: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Click here for the Conference Proposal Form
Click here for the Conference Program, Panel Assignments, and Locations-To Be Determined (TBD)

Previous Senior Research Conferences

Undergraduate Research

History undergraduate research student

The Undergraduate Research Program offers history majors a unique opportunity to develop and demonstrate their intellectual and research skills. By providing financial support and close faculty mentoring, the program permits our students to pursue their interests, and gain new abilities as a historical researcher.