News

University of Oklahoma

Thu, 12/11/2014

Matthew Kruer has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Oklahoma.

History Compass

Tue, 12/02/2014

Tom Brinkerhoff's article, "The Experience of Children in Perón's Argentina: Recent Interventions and Future Directions," appears in the current issue of History Compass. You can access the abstract here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hic3.12198/abstract

Paul A. Stellhorn Undergraduate New Jersey History Award

Tue, 11/25/2014

Kellen Heniford is this year's recipient of the Paul A. Stellhorn Undergraduate New Jersey History Award from the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance and the New Jersey Forum. The award recognizes her senior thesis at Princeton, entitled "Free Blacks, Freeborn Slaves, and Bondsmen in a Free State: African American Life and Black Political Action during New Jersey’s Emancipatory Period, c. 1820-1845." 

Al Jazeera America

Mon, 11/24/2014

Writing for Al Jazeera America, Adam Goodman looks at the political situation in Mexico on the anniversary of the nation’s 1910 revolution.  

The American Society of Legal History Kathryn T. Preyer Scholar Award

Mon, 11/10/2014

The American Society of Legal History bestowed its Kathryn T. Preyer Scholar Award on Greg Ablavsky, for his article "Species of Sovereignty: The Law of Nations and the Early American Origins of Indian Law."  Greg presented his article at a recent meeting of the Society; an expanded version is forthcoming in Volume 124 of the Yale Law Journal.

2014 Social Science History Association President's Book Award

Sat, 11/08/2014

Vanessa Ogle's book manuscript was awarded this year's President's Book Award from the Social Science History Association.

The prize is given each year to the author of a "first book by a beginning scholar." Ogle's book, "Contesting Time: The Global Struggle For Uniformity and Its Unintended Consequences, 1870s-1950s," will be published in fall 2015 by Harvard University Press.

Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History

Fri, 10/31/2014

Mary Frances Berry was elected an Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History.  Election as Honorary Fellow is the highest honor that the Society can confer on a fellow historian.  It recognizes a lifetime of scholarly distinction and leadership in the field. 

American Historical Association's 2014 Honorary Foreign Member

Tue, 10/28/2014

The American Historical Association named Roger Chartier the 2014 Honorary Foreign Member, one of its highest distinctions.  The Association established the Honorary Foreign Membership in 1886 to recognize historians working outside the United States for their distinguished scholarship and assistance to American scholars working in their country.

Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship

Wed, 10/22/2014

Ciruce Movahedi-Lankarani received a Foreign Language Area Studies fellowship for AY 2014-15.

American Jewish Historical Society’s biennial Henry L. Feingold Graduate Student Essay Prize

Wed, 09/03/2014

Ayelet Brinn received the American Jewish Historical Society’s biennial Henry L. Feingold Graduate Student Essay Prize for her paper, “'The Truth About Married Life': B.Z. Goldberg’s Literary Cross-Dressing in the Pages of the Tog.”