Lewis Patterson

Email: ljpatterson@wisc.edu

Advisor: David McDonald
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

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I am a first year PhD student in the Modern Europe and War in Society and Culture Programs. My projected dissertation topic is a cultural, intellectual, and technological study of the European arms race in the decades leading up to World War One.


M.M.A.S., Army Command and General Staff College
M.A., Washington State University
B.S., Vanderbilt University


  • European History

M.A. Title

  • “Shield of Empire: Race, Memory, and the ‘Cult of the Navy’ in Fin de Siecle Britain”