UCL Institute of the Americas


Congratulations to Lizzie Evens on her successful viva

3 September 2021

Lizzie Evens

We are delighted to announce the successful PhD examination of our student Lizzie Evens, who recently passed her viva with no corrections. The title of Lizzie's thesis is Regulating Women: Female Professionals and Gendered Surveillance in the Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century United States. Lizzie, who worked under the supervision of Professor Jonathan Bell and Dr Nick Witham, now plans to start medical school at Newcastle University.

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.


Lizzie Evens | academic profile

Professor Jonathan Bell | academic profile

Dr Nick Witham | academic profile

UCL Americas graduate research programme | prospectus


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