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Give to the John Jeffries International Fellowship
Dean John Jeffries retired at the end of June after forty years of service to UMBC. In recognition of his profound impact on UMBC, we are delighted to announce the establishment of the John...
May 22, 2013
Prof. Froide wins fellowship at the Folger
Amy Froide, Associate Professor of History, has won a short term fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library for 2013-14 for a project on gender and accounting in early modern Britain.
May 22, 2013
Dean John Jeffries' Low Lecture on Youtube
Missed Dr. Jeffries' lecture: "A Life in History: Reflections on Studying Politics & Policy in 20th-century America."? Watch it on Youtube!
May 5, 2013
Prof. Kate Brown in Slate Magazine
Environmental and Public Health Disasters in US and USSR
Associate Prof. Kate Brown provides a taste of her new book, Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters (Oxford 2013), in Slate
April 22, 2013
Dr. Constantine Vaporis wins Presidential Research Award
Dr. Constantine Vaporis, Professor of History and Director of the Asian Studies Program, has been chosen as the UMBC 2013-2016 Presidential Research Professor.
March 13, 2013
Prof. Jim Grubb wins Regents' Teaching Award
Prof. Jim Grubb is the recipient of a 2013 USM Regents' Faculty Award for Teaching. This award "is the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement." His...
February 26, 2013
Prof. Denise Meringolo wins book prize
Denise Meringolo of History wins this year's National Council on Public History Book Award for her Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Toward a New Genealogy of Public History (2012).
February 21, 2013
Prof. Susan McDonough's new book
Fascinating discussion of life in medieval Marseille!
Prof. Susan McDonough's book, Witnesses, Neighbors, and Community in Late Medieval Marseille (Palgrave, 2013), will be out in March!
February 7, 2013
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