http://www.history.upenn.edu/news/index.shtml - 05/04/15 04:40:43 - 12/02/04 11:34:51
Kristian Taketomo has been named the 2014-2015 Teaching Assistant of the Year.
Kristian will receive his award at the History Department’s Undergraduate Graduation Reception, on Sunday, May 17 at 3:00 in College Hall 200.Tue, 04/28/2015
Jonathan Steinberg has received the 2014-2015 Richard S. Dunn Award for Distinguished Teaching by Standing Faculty.
Professor Steinberg will be presented with this award at the History Department’s Undergraduate Honors Symposium, on April 30 at 12:30 in College Hall 209.
During its annual meeting in St. Louis, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) announced that the late Michael B. Katz, University of Pennsylvania,received their prestigious 2015 Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award, which is given annually for an individual or individuals whose contributions have significantly enriched our understanding and appreciation of American history.
Vanessa Ogle has received a grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) to support research for her project, "Archipelago Capitalism: The Shadow Political Economy, 1930s-1980s." INET, a New-York-based think tank, was funded in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis by a group of major philanthropists and financiers to sponsor research that provokes new economic thinking.Thu, 04/16/2015
and Tom Brinkerhoff were each awarded a Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students.
A reception in honor of the awardees will be held on Tuesday, April 28th at 4:00 p.m., at the Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk. Vice Provost Andrew Binns will make brief remarks, certificates will be presented,...
Professor Kathy Brown has been awarded a 2015-2016 Guggenheim Fellowship for her project, "Undoing Slavery: Abolition and the Argument over Humanity."
Maryan Soliman was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship with the African and African American Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis. Maryan received her PhD in December 2014 after successfully defending her dissertation, "Inciting Free Speech and Racial Equality: The Communist Party and Georgia's Insurrection Statute in the 1930s," supervised by Mary Frances Berry (chair),...
The Social Science Research Council has awarded Beeta Baghoolizadeh an International Dissertation Research Fellowship for 2015-16, to support work on her dissertation, "From Slave to Citizen: Iranian Identity and the Economy of Race, 1840-1941."Tue, 04/14/2015
The winners of this year's departmental undergraduate research awards have been announced. Prizes will be distributed at the History Department Graduation Reception on May 17th.
Eight history graduate students were awarded SAS Dissertation Research Fellowships for 2015-16:
Dawn Androphy was awarded the Lynda Hart Prize in Sexuality Studies for her paper "Before Liberation: Political Ideology and Self-Expression in the U.S. Homophile Movement, 1950-1965."