Mike Olson

Mike Olson
PhD Student
573-
Advisor
Keona Ervin
Research Area
20th century US, LGBTQ+ history, African American history
Education

2018-present: Ph. D. in progress, History, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri

 

2016-18: M. A., History, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri

Thesis: “Red Lion in Winter: The Life and Times of Claude M. Lightfoot”

Advisor: Keona K. Ervin, Associate Professor of History

 

2013-16: B. A., History, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

Research Interests

LGBTQ+ history, African American history, 20th century U. S. history, history of radicalism in the U. S.

Awards/Fellowships/Grants

Peace Studies Fellowship, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2017

Thurgood Marshall Fellowship, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2016-2018