Thomas Wirth earned a B.A. in History and Political Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo. He will graduate in May with an M.A. in History from Villanova. Thomas will pursue a Ph.D. in American History beginning next fall. He was awarded a Plesur Fellowship and a teaching assistantship from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a teaching assistantship from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.