Professor awarded prestigious NEH Grant

Dr. Jessica Adler, a joint professor in the Department of History and the Robert Stempel College of Public Health, has been awarded a most prestigious NEH grant amounting to more than $90,000 for the development of her public history project “War and Healing: A Century of Veterans’ Reintegration.” This is a significant project within the […]

History Department Professors Honored at the Provost’s Book Recognition Event

On Thursday March 22nd 2018, several of the History Department faculty were honored at the Provost’s book recognition event, an annual celebration of the achievements of recent faculty authors. On this occasion, Drs. Jessica Adler, Bianca Premo and Chantalle Verna, received acknowledgment. See details of their books under the ‘Academic’ tab on this website!

Dr. Bianca Premo awarded an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

Dr. Bianca Premo has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for her book project entitled The Smallest Subject. This book tells the story of the five-year old Peruvian girl who gave birth to a healthy son in 1939 and is still considered the youngest mother in the world. Dr. Premo hopes to unravel […]

Dr. Bianca Premo elected Vice-President of AHA’s Conference on Latin American History

Dr. Bianca Premo has been elected as Vice-President of the American Historical Association’s Conference on Latin American History for 2018 and 2019. Therefore, she will also serve as President of the association in 2020 and 2021. CLAH is the most distinguished professional sub-group in Latin American and Caribbean history. Dr. Premo’s accomplishment boosts the visibility […]

Congratulations to Dr. Rodney Walton!

Dr. Rodney Walton, PhD class of 2009, adjunct instructor in our Department, has just published “History is Hell: Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman and his Biographers,” The Journal of America’s Military Past, XLI., No. 132, Fall 2016, p. 5-34.