Graduate Directory--Aaron Willis
received his B.S. in Political Science from Santa Clara University and his M.A. in History from Texas A&M University. Currently he is in the second year of his Ph.D. in the History Department working with Professor Jim Smyth. He is interested in Eighteenth-Century Ireland and Britain, with a focus on questions of religion, identity and empire. This summer, thanks to a grant from the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, he was able to spend three weeks studying the Irish language in County Donegal.