News

2014 Dean's Award for Mentorship of Undergraduate Research

Tue, 04/15/2014

Professor Antonio Feros received the 2014 Dean's Award for Mentorship of Undergraduate Research.

Graduate Research Fellowship at the Center for Jewish History in New York City

Tue, 04/15/2014

Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship at the Center for Jewish History in New York City for 2014-2015.  The fellowship will support her research on the topic "Telling Dangers: Sakana as a Window into Early Modern Halakha."

Marguerite Bartlett Hamer Dissertation Fellowship at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies

Tue, 04/15/2014

Emily Merrill was awarded a Marguerite Bartlett Hamer Dissertation Fellowship at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies for the 2014-2015 academic year. She will be researching and writing her doctoral thesis, entitled “Judging Empire: British Military Courts and the Politics of the Body.” 

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.