News

U.S. religious history at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles

Thu, 04/24/2014

Sean Dempsey accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship in U.S. religious history at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He will take up the position in January 2015, after completing his dissertation, "The Politics of Dignity: Religion and the Making of Global Los Angeles," under the supervision of Professors Tom Sugrue (chair), Sally Gordon, and Amy Offner. 

2014 Samuel and Marion Merrill Graduate Student Travel Grant

Thu, 04/24/2014

Adam Goodman was awarded a 2014 Samuel and Marion Merrill Graduate Student Travel Grant from the Organization of American Historians.  The grant allowed Adam to give an invited talk to the Immigration and Ethnic History Society at this year’s OAH Annual Meeting.  His talk was entitled “Nations of Migrants, Historians of Migration,” and will be published in a special issue of the Journal of American Ethnic History in 2015.

International Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council

Thu, 04/24/2014

Holly Stephens was awarded an International Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council.  The IDRF will support Holly during AY 2014-15 as she conducts research in Harvard's Yenching Library and in various archives and other repositories in South Korea.  Her dissertation is entitled "Agriculture and Development in an Age of Empire: Institutions, Associations and Market Networks in Modern Korea, 1876-1945." 

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

Mon, 04/21/2014

Gregory Loh was awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship for intensive study of Japanese at U. C. Berkeley this summer (2014). 

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

Mon, 04/21/2014

Thaya Saxby was awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship for intensive study of Korean at the University of Seoul this summer (2014).

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.” 

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.

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.