Tina Irvine has been awarded a travel grant from the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College. She will be working on her dissertation, "Americanizing Appalachia, 1900-1939."
Natalie Shibley has been awarded a General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Research Grant to support her research at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.
Nimrod Ben-Zeev has received a Goldfein Award from the Jewish Studies Program to support his research project, "Hebrew Labor - Arab Bodies, Arab Labor - Hebrew Bodies: Ideologies, the Sense of Touch, and Pain in the Manual Labor of Construction and Citriculture in Mandatory Palestine."
David Ruderman has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award. The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date, to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.
Tamara Walker has received a fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for 2015-2016, to work on her next project, "Slavery and Seafaring in the South Sea, 1565-1815." During this time, she will be a Scholar in Residence in the History Department at New York University.
Justin Simard has been awarded a two-year fellowship at the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy (SUNY Buffalo), to begin in fall 2015. He also received a one-month research fellowship from the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia, which he will use in January 2016. Justin's...
Lori Dagger has been awarded a Hamer fellowship from Penn's McNeil Center for Early American Studies for 2015-16. She will be completing her dissertation, "Cultivating Empire: Native Nations, Quaker Missionaries, and the Negotiation of American Imperialism in the Ohio Country, 1754-1846."
Claire Pogue Kaiser has been awarded a Graduate Fellowship from the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus. She will be conducting research in Tbilisi (Georgia) for her dissertation, "Lived Nationality: Policy and Practice in Soviet Georgia, 1945-1978."
Adam Goodman has been appointed Assistant Professor of History and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago, to begin in fall 2016. In 2015-16 he will hold the Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Southern California. Adam's dissertation, under the supervision of Professors Thomas Sugrue (advisor), ...
Tom Brinkerhoff has won a SASGov and Dean's Award for Research and New Media, as well as the Phyllis Rackin Fellowship for Feminist Scholarship in the Humanities from GSWS to support summer research for his project "Politicizing the Cradle: Children, Citizenship, and the Making of the Working-Class Family in Peronist Argentina."