Current Fellows

Dan Gorman

PhD Candidate, Department of History

Education: M.A., University of Rochester, History, 2017; M.A., Villanova University, History, 2016; B.A., University of Rochester, History & Religion, 2014.

Bio: Daniel Gorman Jr. is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of Rochester. 

Dan studies nineteenth- and twentieth-century religious and cultural history in the United States. His dissertation explores several investigations into Spiritualist mediums and their powers that were conducted between 1850 and 1930, to understand the cultural turmoil surrounding Spiritualism. In the digital realm, Dan is interested in online archives and oral history repositories, digital mapping, and documentary editing.