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Riley Thompson

MA in Public History

Originally from Allen, Texas, Riley graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a BS in History and a minor in Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies in 2023. While an undergrad, she worked on campus as a research assistant at the Sue S. Bancroft Women’s Leadership Hall, a women’s history gallery. For her senior capstone, she conducted research on early American women’s travel narratives, which was published in Volume 16 of Ibid.: A Student History Journal.

Cohort: 2025

Research Interests: Early American Women’s History, American Women’s History, Cultural History, Public History

Most Recent Degree: Bachelor of Science in History from Texas Woman’s University


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