For my preliminary portfolio, Duke’s major requirement to advance to the dissertation stage, I pursued the following fields. I explain how I got to these fields, and this dissertation, in my intellectual agenda.
United States History – Major Field with Nancy MacLean
Modern Governance – Minor Field with Edward J. Balleisen
Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. – Minor Field with Adriane Lentz-Smith
Economic Development and Global Capitalism – Outside Field with Gary Gereffi