Graduate Student Directory

Piper Milton
  • Title
    • PhD Student
    • Teaching Assistant
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Stevenson College Academic Building, Stevenson Coffee House
  • Office Hours Thursdays, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
  • Mail Stop History Department

Research Interests

-Women in the early modern period

-Religious practices in the Spanish Empire

-Race, ethnicity, and diaspora in colonial Mexico and Latin America 


Biography, Education and Training


-M.A., Art History, University of California, Davis, 2015

-B.A., Art History (with Honors), University of Washington, 2012 


UCSC Teaching Assistant Experience:

-HIS 9: Introduction to Native American History

-HIS 11A: Colonial Latin America

-HIS 70A: European History, 1500-1815

-HIS 151B: Drugs in World History


Honors, Awards and Grants

-Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 2019

-The Humanities Institute Summer Research Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz, 2019

-Regents Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz, 2018-2019

-Art History First-Year Fellowship, UC Davis, 2013-2014

-Honors in Art History, University of Washington, 2012


Teaching Interests

-Early modern world history

-History of Christianity

-Religion and spirituality in Mexico and Latin America

-Colonialism and post-colonialism

-Gender and race in the early modern period