UCL Institute of the Americas


Congratulations to Jonathan Bartho on his successful viva

18 January 2021

Jonathan Bartho

We are delighted to announce the successful PhD examination of our student Jonathan Bartho, whose work was commended for its high academic quality.

Jonathan says: ‘I’m very pleased to have finished my PhD, the process has been hard work but extremely rewarding. I've really enjoyed studying at the Institute and being part of such a supportive and friendly academic community.’ 

The title of Jonathan's thesis is 'Whistling Dixie: Ronald Reagan, the White South, and the Transformation of the Republican Party'. His supervisors were Professor Iwan Morgan and Professor Jonathan Bell.  

Warm congratulations are in order!

UCL Institute of the Americas is a hub for research on the Americas, with a unique hemispheric provision covering the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Research students work with leaders in the field to conduct cutting-edge research in history, politics, economics, anthropology, social policy, sociology, political economy, environmental studies, international relations and development. Learn more about our competitive PhD programme here.


UCL Americas graduate research programme

Professor Iwan Morgan academic profile

Professor Jonathan Bell academic profile


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