Center for Collaborative History

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The Center for Collaborative History (CCH), established in 2007, serves as the special activities funding arm of the Department of History, including the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies. It oversees the department’s many working groups; supports faculty members who are working together on research projects, conferences, and symposia; provides a home for large collaborative research grants from external sources; and coordinates and monitors collaborative projects with other academic institutions both domestic and international.

The Center for Collaborative History also serves as the communications hub for the Department of History which includes the production of The Dickinson Dispatch (a weekly e-newsletter), social media efforts, faculty announcements, and managing the department’s various mailing lists.


Jennifer D. Loessy
Program and Budget Manager
Manager, Center of Collaborative History
Office Phone
118 Dickinson Hall
Mary Ellen Trapold
Events and Communications Coordinator
Office Phone
118A Dickinson Hall
Michael Francis Laffan
Paula Chow Professor of International and Regional Studies; Professor of History; Director of the Center for Collaborative History
Office Phone
124 Dickinson Hall


Knowledge in a Crisis: Dust Bowl Liberalism and the Sciences of Wind, Water, and Land
Fri, Apr 26, 2024, 10:15 am12:00 pm
211 Dickinson Hall
Princeton Public Library | Michael Cook
Tue, Apr 30, 2024, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Princeton Public Library - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
St. Tammany Day, 2024
Wed, May 1, 2024, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Dickinson Hall, Room 210