Darcy Benson

Darcy Benson

Darcy Benson

Graduate Student

benson.436@osu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Modern European History
  • Modern French History
  • Military History
  • Race, Ethnicity and the Nation
Darcy Benson is a PhD candidate at The Ohio State University. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Dickinson College in 2014, and received her MA in History from Boston University in 2015.  Her research interests focus on themes of migration, racism, nationalism, and everyday life in times of war. Her dissertation, “Fighting in the Shadows: Communist, Immigrant Communities in France, 1930-1944,” analyzes the development of community networks among communist immigrants in France in the 1930s and the ways in which these networks supported resistance during World War II. She received the George M. and Renee K. Levine Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Studies from the Melton Center for Jewish Studies for the 2020-2021 academic year.
 
Advisor: Dr. Alice L. Conklin
 
 
 

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