Sarah Roth joined the MA program in Fall 2016 under the BA/MA option. Her research interests include: the Cold War and international relations.
She graduated in February 2018 and is currently a PhD student in History at London School of Economics and Political Science (London, UK).
Operation Focus: The Controversial Role of Print Propaganda in the Lead-Up to the 1956 Hungarian Uprising
Advisor: Victoria Phillips
- MA in European History, Politics, and Society - Columbia University (2018)
- BA in History - Columbia University (2016)
Awards & Fellowships
- 2018 - Master's SynThesis Competition, Finalist
- 2016 - Radio Free Europe (RFE) Research Project Fellowship (renamed Cold War Archives Research Fellowship)
- 2015 - Radio Free Europe (RFE) Research Project Fellowship (renamed Cold War Archives Research Fellowship)
- Presented paper Operation Focus: The Controversial Role of Print Propaganda in the Lead-Up to the 1956 Hungarian Uprising at the 2018 Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) (Boston, Dec 7, 2018)
- Finalist in the Columbia GSAS 2018 Master's SynThesis Competition
- Video interview about her MA thesis "Operation Focus"
- Presented research Radio Free Europe, Operation Focus and the Role of Print Propaganda in the 1956 Hungarian Uprising at the 8th Annual International Student Conference of the Cold War History Research Center (Budapest, June 6-7, 2017)
- Video interview about her research as an RFE Fellow on "Operation Focus" in Hungary in the 1950s