Michael Shumway

  • Teaching Assistant - Doctoral, History


  • Degree Program: PhD, History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, expected start, Fall 2022
    Dissertation Topic: Examintion of how the standards of Jim Crow in the U.S. Southern States prompted some Black U.S. WWII veterans, who were unable to utilize their GI Bill benefits, to migrate from the south to cities in the Great Lakes region including, Detroit, Chicago, and Milwaukee.
  • MA, History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, expected graduation, Spring 2022
  • M.A. Secondary Education, Edgewood College, 2010
  • B.A. Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010

Research Interests

U.S. Military History The intersection of U.S. Political Science, Foreign Affairs, and History

Additional Information

  • Currently interning with the Oral History Department at the WI Veterans Museum in Madison, WI.
  • Michael served in the U.S. Navy 2003 – 2015.