Amy Offner wins Course Development Grant

Sun, 04/07/2013

Amy Offner won an inaugural course development grant from the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum, for "Thinking about Capitalism: A Social and Global History of Ideas." The selection committee singled out Offner's proposed course for its connection to this year's SSPF theme, the Global Economic Crisis.

Peter Holquist named 2013 fellow at New York Public Library

Fri, 04/05/2013

Peter Holquist has been named a 2013 fellow of New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. He will be the Center's Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow.  Holquist will be working on his forthcoming book, “By Right of War”: The Discipline and Practice of International Law in Imperial Russia, 1868-1917, exploring the codification and extension of...

Bruce Kuklick and Dan Richter named OAH Distinguished Lecturers

Thu, 04/04/2013

Bruce Kuklick and Dan Richter have been named Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturers. They join five other Penn history faculty members who are currently OAH Distinguished Lecturers. The OAH Distinguished Lecturer program brings prominent American historians to colleges and universities, historical associations, secondary schools...

Steve Hahn receives NEH Fellowship

Tue, 12/04/2012

Steve Hahn received  a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for his project, "A Nation Without Borders: The United States and Its World, 1830-1910."

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet awarded 2012 Book Award

Sun, 11/18/2012

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet was awarded the 2012 Book Award from the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies for outstanding scholarship in the field of Middle East gender studies for her book Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran (Oxford University Press, 2011).