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Christy Chapin wins book prize
Prof. Christy Chapin's new book, Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System (Cambridge University Press, 2015) won the 2016 Ralph Gomory Prize from the...
April 5, 2016
New Historian of China hired!
The Department of History is pleased to announce that Dr. Nianshen Song will join the department as an Assistant Professor in August 2016. Dr. Song holds a BA in Chinese...
January 26, 2016
Profs. Chapin and Oyen publish books
Assistant Professors Christy Chapin and Meredith Oyen both recently published books. Prof. Chapin published Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System...
October 10, 2015
Prof. Kate Brown wins AHA Dunning Prize
Kate Brown recently won the John H. Dunning Prize for the Best Book in American history. The prize is awarded every two years. Close to 1500 books were submitted for consideration. For more on...
October 10, 2015
Prof. Denise Meringolo wins Dresher Fellowship
Fellowship for Public History Research Project
Prof. Denise Meringolo has won a Dresher Residential Research Fellowship for 2015-16 for her project, "Radical Roots: Civic Engagement, Public History, and a Tradition of Social Justice Activism."...
August 21, 2015
Prof. Susan McDonough wins fellowships
studying prostitution in medieval Spain
Prof. Susan McDonough was accepted into the prestigious 2015 NEH Summer Institute on “Negotiating Identities: Expression and Representation in the Christian-Jewish-Muslim Mediterranean," to be...
May 23, 2015
Prof. Amy Froide wins summer grant
Prof. Froide won a MIPAR/CAHSS summer faculty fellowship for the summer of 2015 for her new project, "Eighteenth Century England's Charitable Corporation: A Cautionary Tale of Microfinance, Fraud,...
May 22, 2015
Prof. Tatarewicz quoted in Christian Science Monitor
Dr. T is the Hubble go-to-guy!
Prof. Joseph Tatarewicz was the most quoted expert in a major science story on the Hubble telescope in the Christian Science Monitor on April 19. Read his pithy quotes (how do you like...
April 21, 2015
Prof. Anne Sarah Rubin on NPR
Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory On this installment of ST, an interesting conversation with Anne Sarah Rubin, an associate professor of history at the...
April 6, 2015
Prof. James Grubb named Trustee of Philanthropic Foundation
Professor James Grubb has been selected to serve as one of three trustees of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation (www.delmas.org), a philanthropic foundation headquartered in New York. According...
February 25, 2015
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