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The College of Arts and Humanities’ annual faculty and staff convocation was a momentous occasion for History faculty and staff.  The ceremony, held in the Clarice Smith’s Gildenhorn Recital Hall

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Pamela O. Long, who received her BA, MA, and PhD degrees in history from the University of Maryland, College Park, has been named as one of this year’s recipients of the prestigious Macarthur Fellowship.

JoAnna Suriani honored as finalist for the University Medal

At spring commencement, JoAnna Suriani will be recognized as one of the five finalists for this prize, which is given to the most outstanding graduate of each academic year. The University Medal is awarded to the undergraduate who best personifies academic distinction, extraordinary character, and extracurricular contributions to the University and the larger public.

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies is proud to announce the winners of the History Department’s Best Undergraduate Paper Award for 2013.  The award, sponsored by th

It is a pleasure to announce that Jeffrey Herf has been elevated to the rank of Distinguished University Professor, the highest honor the university bestows on members of the faculty. Professor Jeffrey Herf will be honored at a ceremony on October 7, 2014.

Piotr H Kosicki is a W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow for 2014–2015 at the Hoover Institution. He also received the 2014-15 Distinguished Fellowship of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame, which he declined in favor of the fellowship at Stanford.

On Thursday, April 10, 2014 the History department’s chapter of the national history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta, welcomed its newest members.

Distinguished History Professor Ira Berlin was awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Medial for 2014 by Harvard Universtiy's Hutchins Center for African and American Research.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Professor Antoine Borrut has been awarded the Islamic Republic of Iran's World Book Award for his study, Entre mémoire et pouvoir: L'espace syrien sous les derniers Omeyyades et les premiers Abbassides (Leiden,2011).