Danielle Battisti, PhD
- Assistant Professor
- Arts & Sciences Hall 287G
- Tel: 402.554.4821
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-arts-and-sciences/history/about-us/directory/danielle-battisti.php
B.A., Colgate University
Dr. Battisti specializes in American immigration and ethnic history. She regularly offers courses which explore topics including: the immigrant experience, ethnic identities and experiences in the United States, and the formation of American immigration laws and policy. She is particularly interested the role that immigrant and ethnic groups in the United States have played in the formation of American immigration policies. She addresses this subject in her dissertation and forthcoming manuscript, "Americans All? Italian Americans and the Politics of Immigration Reform, 1945-1965.”
Before joining the faculty at UNO, Battisti taught at Colby College and Kalamazoo College. Battisti is the recipient of several grants and awards, including the Immigration and Ethnic History Society’s George Pozzetta Dissertation Award. For a sample of her work see, “The American Committee for Italian Migration, Anti-Communism, and Immigration Reform,” The Journal of American Ethnic History, Winter 2012.
Frequently Taught Courses
American Immigration and Ethnic History (HIST 4460/8466)
Race and Ethnicity in the United States (HIST 4910/8916)
American Society and Politics in the Cold War (HIST 4910/8916)
The U.S. Since 1932 (HIST 4280/4286)
The U.S. in the World (HIST 4910/8916)
America Since 1865 (HIST 1120)
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