http://www.history.upenn.edu/news/index.shtml - 05/29/15 20:00:46 - 12/02/04 11:34:51
Nimrod Ben-Zeev has received a Goldfein Award from the Jewish Studies Program to support his research project, "Hebrew Labor - Arab Bodies, Arab Labor - Hebrew Bodies: Ideologies, the Sense of Touch, and Pain in the Manual Labor of Construction and Citriculture in Mandatory Palestine."
Natalie Shibley has been awarded a General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Research Grant to support her research at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.
Claire Pogue Kaiserhas been awarded a Graduate Fellowship from the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus. She will be conducting research in Tbilisi (Georgia) for her dissertation, "Lived Nationality: Policy and Practice in Soviet Georgia, 1945-1978."Tue, 05/05/2015
Adam Goodman has been appointed Assistant Professor of History and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago, to begin in fall 2016. In 2015-16 he will hold the Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Southern California. Adam's dissertation, under the supervision of Professors Thomas Sugrue (advisor), ...
David Ruderman has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award. The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date, to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.Tue, 05/05/2015
Tamara Walker has received a fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for 2015-2016, to work on her next project, "Slavery and Seafaring in the South Sea, 1565-1815." During this time, she will be a Scholar in Residence in the History Department at New York University.Tue, 05/05/2015
Justin Simard has been awarded a two-year fellowship at the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy (SUNY Buffalo), to begin in fall 2015. He also received a one-month research fellowship from the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia, which he will use in January 2016. Justin's...Tue, 05/05/2015
Lori Dagger has been awarded a Hamer fellowship from Penn's McNeil Center for Early American Studies for 2015-16. She will be completing her dissertation, "Cultivating Empire: Native Nations, Quaker Missionaries, and the Negotiation of American Imperialism in the Ohio Country, 1754-1846."
Anwar Akrouk was awarded the Frederick W. Meier, Jr. Phi Beta Kappa Thesis Prize for his paper "The Last Jihad: How Language Trumped Religion in the Late Ottoman Empire."
Tom Brinkerhoff has won a SASGov and Dean's Award for Research and New Media, as well as the Phyllis Rackin Fellowship for Feminist Scholarship in the Humanities from GSWS to support summer research for his project "Politicizing the Cradle: Children, Citizenship, and the Making of the Working-Class Family in Peronist Argentina."Sun, 05/03/2015
Beeta Baghoolizadehhas received a SASGov and Dean's Award for Research and New Media. This award will support her summer research project entitled "A Crowd-Sourced Digital Archive of Twentieth-Century Iran and Beyond."
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.