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E. Kyle Romero

E. Kyle Romero is a fourth-year graduate student in U.S. history at Vanderbilt University. He studies the history of the U.S. in the world, in particular the history of humanitarianism and refugee politics in the twentieth century. His dissertation, tentatively titled "Moving People: Refugee Politics, Foreign Aid, and the Emergence of American Humanitarianism" studies the complex and contentious relationships between American humanitarians, diplomats, and missionaries in the early twentieth century as they wrestled with refugee crises in Europe and the Middle East. His dissertation advisor is Dr. Paul Kramer.