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UConn Affiliations: Department of History
Education: Master of Arts in History, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2014
Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Missouri, 2006
Language(s) Spoken: Español (Spanish), Hindi
Areas of Research/Artistic Focus: Foreign Relations History, Modern South Asia, Digital Humanities, History of Digital Culture
Marc Reyes is a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Digital Media & Design and a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Connecticut. Marc’s research investigates the history of the United States and its interactions – diplomatically, economically, and culturally – with India since 1947. As an instructor, he has assisted or led courses on the history of digital culture and critiques of modern digital media. Marc has received grants and fellowships from the U.S. Department of State, the National Science Foundation, and the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology. He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation, “In the Circle of Great Powers: India and the Postcolonial Atomic State, 1947-1974,” a political, cultural, and intellectual history of India’s atomic energy program. You can follow Marc on Twitter at @Marc_A_Reyes84.
In addition to his graduate work, Marc is also a co-founder and editor at Contingent Magazine, a history-focused newsmagazine.
Recent Research Achievements: Doctoral Residential Fellowship, Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology, 2019-2020
World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship, Smith Richardson Foundation, International Security and Foreign Policy Program, 2019-2020
Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 2018-2019
Critical Language Enhancement Award (Hindi), United States-India Educational Foundation, 2018
Edward Victor Gant Scholarship, University of Connecticut, Student Life Association, 2018
OAH Presidents’ Travel Fund for Emerging Historians, Organization of American Historians, 2018