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Undergraduate Research and Artistry 2017 Prizes 
  • First Place URAD Arts, Education, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences Posters and First Place Humanities Award-Kathryn Voight, Poster #100, "Aufseherin: Female German Nazi Camp Guards and Post-War Justice”
  • Third Place Humanities Award-Tyechia Price, Poster #106, "The History of Leis in Hawaii during Pre-Colonial, Colonial and the Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance Eras"
2016-2017 Outstanding Women Student Awards
  • Undergrad Student-Katy Voight
  • Graduate Student-Jana Knezovic
2016-2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Awards
  • M.A.-Chester David Carlson
  • Ph.D.-Ian Burns

Faculty News

  • The History faculty welcome two new members, Dr. Christina Abreu and Dr. Eric Hall, to our department.
  • Dr. Christine Worobec, Board of Trustees and Distinguished Research Professor Emerita, has been honored for Distinguished Contributions by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.
  • Dr. Andrea Smalley has published Wild By Nature: North American Animals Confront Colonization with Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Dr. Ismael Montana has been awarded the Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education by the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars! This award recognizes that his “record of international scholarship and contributions is truly outstanding.”

Upcoming Events

The Tenth Annual History Graduate Student Association Conference will be Friday, November 3, 2017.


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