Paraska Tolan has been awarded a 2015-16 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship for the study of Arabic.
William Figueroa has been awarded a 2015-16 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship for the study of Farsi.
The editors of Book History have awarded Elizabeth Della Zazzera the journal's 2015 Graduate Student Essay Prize for her article, "Translating Revolutionary Time: French Republican Almanacs in the United States."
Kristian Taketomo has been awarded a Mellon Humanities, Urbanism, and Design (H+U+D) Project Grant for his research on "Towards an Urban Future: Density and Development in the Late Twentieth Century."
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.