BA alumna publishes journal article

Daniela Gutierrez (BA 2021) has had an article published in a special issue of the journal Anthurium concerning lesbian migrants who entered the country during the Mariel Boatlift. This paper originated in work undertaken during Dr. Michael Bustamante’s senior seminar in 2020.

Ph.D. alumnus secures tenure-track position

Dr. Chris Davis (2018) has been appointed as a tenure-track assistant professor in African American History at Adelphi University, NY where he joins another alumnus, Dr. Micah Oelze.  Dr. Davis had been a postdoctoral fellow and adjunct instructor in the department after the completion of his Ph.D.

Adjunct publishes article in leading journal

Dr. Sven Kube, an adjunct and Ph.D. alumnus has had his article “Shop of the Pops: Socialist Consumers, Capitalist Performers, and the Record Market That United Them” published in the October 2021 issue of The Journal of Popular Culture  (Vol. 54 No. 5).

Faculty collaborate with City of Pompano Beach

Drs. Otovo and Capo (alongside the Green Library’s Vicki Silvera) have secured a grant from the City of Pompano Beach to provide consultancy services regarding African American History and the role of the Blanche Ely House Museum in particular. Hopefully this will be the first stage in a long and fruitful collaboration that will give public […]

Adjunct wins Oral History Prize

Roberto Fernandez, adjunct professor, is the recipient of the 2021 Martha Ross Teaching Award from the Oral History Association.  This prize is awarded annually to a school teacher who has incorporated “the practice of oral history in the classroom in an exemplary way”.

Dr. Uribe featured as AHA Member

History Team win National Park Service Contract

Dr. Dan Royles and his team have won a contract worth $180,000 awarded by the National Park Service to carry out a 2.5 year historical context study on the subject of ‘Violence against people of African descent in the United States and its territories from 1500 to the present day’.  This research effort will include […]

Dr. Otovo Secures Major Award

Dr. Okezi Otovo who is the lead investigator for “The Black Mothers Care Plan: Reducing Racial Bias and Supporting Maternal and Infant Health” (BMCP). The BMCP has just received a major 5-year grant from The Children’s Trust as one of the 2021 Early Childhood Community Research Demonstration Projects. Joining Dr. Otovo are Co-PIs Drs Alex […]

Ph.D. Alumna publishes book

Paula de la Cruz-Fernandez (Ph.D. 2013) expanded her dissertation and recently published the resulting book, Gendered Capitalism.  Sewing Machines and Multi-National Business in Mexico, 1850-1940, in the Routledge International Studies in Business History series.

Ph.D. Student awarded CLAH fellowship

Alfredo Escudero has been awarded the James R. Scobie Award from the Conference on Latin American History to conduct pre-dissertation research in Peru and Spain on the role of Spanish colonial censuses in fostering agricultural experimentation and technology transfer between indigenous communities and European settlers.