In the News

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).

Howard Smead and Robyn Muncy receive the Honored Instructors Award

In recognition of Dr. Smead and Dr. Muncy invaluable contribution to student learning. The Honored Instructor Award is given on behalf of the Transfer2Terp Learning Comnunity and the Adele H. Stamp Student Union-Center for Campus Life on the twenty-fifth day of November, 2013.

Peter Libero, Ph.D. student in American history (Saverio Giovacchini, advisor) was granted an Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship from the Virginia Historical Society. He will conduct research on grassroots conservatism in post World War II Virginia in the VHS manuscripts collections in Richmond.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

History Professor Daryle Williams talks to Colombian news channel about the affects of television on Brazilian family size.