History Department
History Department

Alyssa Peterson

History PhD, UT Austin

M.A., Eastern Illinois University; B.A., Indiana University



Alyssa Peterson is a Graduate Student in the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Her interests focus on Early America and the Atlantic, with an interest in how information regarding medicine and disease flowed throughout the Atlantic.

Alyssa is originally from Illinois. She received her B.A. in History and Political Science from Indiana University in 2011 and her MA in History from Eastern Illinois University in 2016. She is a first year PhD student working with Dr. Neil Kamil. 

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