Marisa Karyl Franz

Congratulations to Marisa Franz, who defended her dissertation on Aug. 1!

Her project, within the department’s “Religion, Culture, and Politics” subfield, is entitled “A Gathering of Names: On the Categories and Collections of Siberian Shamanic Materials in Late Imperial Russian Museum, 1880-1910.”

The examination committee consisted of Pamela Klassen (supervisor), Alison Smith, Irina Mihalache, Bart Scott (committee members), Matthew Romaniello (external examiner) and Cara Krmpotich (internal reader).

Congratulations, Dr. Franz!