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Linda Colley Awarded Honorary Degree from Oxford
She received her honorary degree alongside Former United States First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Professor Dame Sally Davies, Baronees Ruth Lister, Professor Anna Deavere Smith, and author Jeanette Winterson.
Elise Mitchell Joins Department of History as Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Mitchell is working on a book manuscript about enslaved Africans’ social, political and therapeutic responses to smallpox epidemics and how they endured and contested European public health and medical interventions in the Caribbean region.
Isadora Moura Mota Unearths the Fight for Freedom in Brazil
Mota has devoted her career to the study of slavery in Brazil, which was the longest-lasting slave society in the Western world, spanning from the 16th century until 1888.
Intimate States: Gender, Sexuality, and Governance in Modern US History edited by Margot Canaday, Nancy F. Cott, and Robert O. Self
Pushing Cool: Big Tobacco, Racial Marketing, and the Untold History of the Menthol Cigarette by Keith Wailoo
Abraham Joshua Heschel: A Life of Radical Amazement by Julian E. Zelizer
Historian Jacob Dlamini, born and raised in South Africa, seeks to tell nuanced stories about the apartheid era. His job is especially fraught.
Rosina Lozano, Associate Professor of History, was one of 23 scholars recently appointed to the OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program, a speakers bureau dedicated to sharing American history.
Philip Nord is a preeminent historian of contemporary France. He spent 40 years in the Department of History, serving as chair from 1995-2001 and as director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies from 2012-16.