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Patrick Hoehne is a 19th Century American History Ph.D. student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Patrick graduated Magna Cum Laude from Colorado State University with a B.A. in History, along with a second B.A. in German Language and Literature and International Studies. Patrick went on to earn his M.A. in History from Colorado State, focusing on American History and writing his thesis on patterns of violence within the 1863 New York City Draft Riots.

Patrick’s interests lie primarily in the years surrounding the American Civil War. His current research interests include the Draft Riots, slavery, irregular violence, and environmental histories of the conflict. Patrick is also interested in digital methods, and continues to work extensively with GIS in his research. He is currently involved in digital scholarship as a research assistant for the O Say Can You See project through the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities.

In addition to his interests in 19th Century and Civil War history, Patrick also has a passion for environmental and public history. He has, in the course of his graduate studies, completed internships and practicums for both the United States Forest Service and the National Park Service.

  • Othmer Fellowship, 2018-Present
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2017
  • Colorado Graduate Grant, 2016-2017
  • Albert and Ann Yates Scholarship, 2014-2015
  • Pacesetter Award, 2014
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2014
  • Samuel and Mary Castle Memorial Scholarship, 2013-2015
  • The Sidney Heitman Award, 2012