Stephen Symchych

Stephen Symchych, a D.Phil. candidate in US History from St Antony’s College, previously earned master’s degrees from the Yale School of Management, where he was a teaching assistant to Prof Kenneth French, and from the University of Cambridge.  Working under the supervision of Dr Nicholas Cole of Pembroke College, who also supervised his M.St. dissertation at Cambridge, he studies the early US republic, and is preparing a thesis on Political Identity in Post-Revolutionary Massachusetts.

At Oxford, he was a co-founder and co-convenor of the OxEARS series of seminars.  He has presented research at conferences for City University of New York, Early American Republic Seminar (CUNY EARS), Boston University’s American Political History Institute Annual Conference, and the Commonwealth Fund Conference at University College, London.

Notes on the documents underlying his master’s dissertation can be found at