News

The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia National Fellowship

Fri, 04/11/2014

Adam Goodman was awarded a National Fellowship (portable) for the 2014-2015 academic year from The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. The fellowship will allow him to complete his dissertation, “Mexican Migrants and the Rise of the Deportation Regime, 1942-2012.” 

Critical Writing Graduate Teaching Fellowship

Fri, 04/11/2014

Lori Daggar was awarded a 2014-15 Critical Writing Graduate Teaching Fellowship from Penn's Critical Writing Program, for which she will teach one writing seminar per semester during the 2014-2015 year.

Undergraduate Research Prizes 2013-2014

Fri, 04/11/2014

Undergraduate Research Prizes for the 2013-2014 academic year were awarded.

The Department of History recognizes every year the best research papers written in history courses, as well as the best honors theses. A full list of award recipients is listed here.

Organization of American Historians Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award

Thu, 04/10/2014

Professor Mary Frances Berry won the Organization of American Historians Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award

 

Charlotte Newcombe Fellowship

Mon, 04/07/2014

Ceyda Karamursel was awarded a Charlotte Newcombe Fellowship in support of her dissertation, entitled "The Worlds of Slave Women in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic, 1858-1933."

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Thu, 04/03/2014

Matthew Kruer was awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2014-2015, to finish "The Susquehannock War: Native Americans, Bacon's Rebellion, and the Forging of the Covenant Chain." 

Maitland Scholarship

Wed, 04/02/2014

Julia Kelsoe (C'74), a major with honors in History, received a Maitland Scholarship to study legal history at the University of Cambridge.

Research Fellowships: Fulbright Program and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Wed, 04/02/2014

Robert Hegwood received research fellowships from both the Fulbright Program and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (the latter administered on the US side by the Social Science Research Council).  Robert will be conducting research in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto for his dissertation on "The Social Foundations for Growth: Nikkei Brokers and Japan in the Global Imaginary, 1930-1967."

Bradley Fellowship

Mon, 03/31/2014

Dani Holtz was awarded a Bradley Fellowship for Spring 2014. Dani served as the Assistant Editor for the Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History, which came out last year and was just named a Best Reference 2013 by the Library Journal. 

Research and Language Training Fellowship

Tue, 01/14/2014

Kelsey Rice was awarded a Research and Language Training Fellowship from the American Councils for International Education Title VIII Research Scholar Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State. Kelsey will use the fellowship in Azerbaijan for research on her dissertation, "Crossroads Intellectuals: Enlightenment Societies and Music Assemblies in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Azerbaijan."