Department of History Undergraduate Research Award Winners 2015

Tue, 04/14/2015

The winners of this year's departmental undergraduate research awards have been announced. Prizes will be distributed at the History Department Graduation Reception on May 17th. 

Lynda Hart Prize in Sexuality Studies

Mon, 04/13/2015

Dawn Androphy was awarded the Lynda Hart Prize in Sexuality Studies for her paper "Before Liberation: Political Ideology and Self-Expression in the U.S. Homophile Movement, 1950-1965." 

ACLS Fellowship

Fri, 04/10/2015

Kathy Peiss was awarded an ACLS fellowship for 2016 for her project "The Collecting Missions of World War II." 

SAS Dissertation Research Fellowships

Fri, 04/10/2015

Eight history graduate students were awarded SAS Dissertation Research Fellowships for 2015-16:

Beeta Baghoolizadeh
Tina Irvine
Salar Mohandesi
Roberto Saba
Kelsey Salvesen...

SAS Penfield Fellowship

Fri, 04/10/2015

Janine van Vliet was  awarded an SAS Penfield Fellowship for dissertation research during academic year 2015-16.

SAS Teece Fellowships

Fri, 04/10/2015

Four history graduate students were awarded SAS Teece Fellowships to conduct dissertation research during 2015-16:

Yakov Feygin
Chris Muenzen
Iuliia Skubytska
Holly Stephens

Guggenheim Fellowships

Fri, 04/10/2015

Kathy Brown and Sally Gordon were awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for 2015-2016.

European Union Fellowship

Tue, 04/07/2015

Kelsey Norris was awarded a European Union Fellowship to attend the Summer Language Institute at the University of Pittsburgh this summer (2015).  She will be studying Polish as part of her preparation for a dissertation tentatively entitled " Displaced Persons and the Politics of Family Reunification in the Postwar Soviet Bloc."

SAS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Mon, 04/06/2015

Noria Litaker was awarded an SAS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2015-16.  She will be finishing her doctoral thesis, entitled "Embodied Faith: Whole-Body Catacomb Saints in the Duchy of Bavaria (1578-1803)," under the supervision of Tom Safley, along with committee members Antonio Feros, Larry Silver (Art History), and Lee Palmer...

Jose Miguel Oviedo Undergraduate Student Paper Award

Tue, 03/31/2015

Abigail Koffler, was awarded the Jose Miguel Oviedo Undergraduate Student Paper Award from the Latin American and Latino Studies program for her Honors Thesis in History entitled Educating Which Ecuador: Politics, Pitfalls and Possibilities in Indigenous Education, 1927-2009. Abigail was advised by Professor Amy Offner and received additional guidance from Professor Tamara...