Wonderful news from our graduate students and alumni, including fellowships, grants, dissertation prizes, and awards.
History of Science Ph.D. student Justine Holzman and her collaborators are documenting disappearing sea ice and icebergs in the Arctic.
Kreiner’s book and its applications to modern life have earned mainstream praise.
The review committee for the prize described Happy Dreams of Liberty as “beautifully written and utterly engrossing” and “a work of prodigious research.”
Graduate alumna Paris A. Spies-Gans examines the role of women in the history of art in her new book A Revolution on Canvas: The Rise of Women Artists in Britain and France 1760-1830.
The book explores the role played by military veterans in the growth of social policy in the mid-twentieth century United States.
The selection committee recognized a graduate student assistant in instruction (AI) from each of the four divisions with a special commendation for their outstanding abilities as teachers. Shelby Sinclair is recognized in the social sciences division.
Wonderful news from our graduate students and alumni, including fellowships, grants, job placements, journal articles, and published books.
Monday, May 9, 2022
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The prize is bestowed by the Institute for South Asia Studies at University of California - Berkeley and recognizes her dissertation "The Demographic State: Population, Global Biopolitics, and Decolonization in South Asia, c. 1947-71."
The fellowships support the students’ final year of study at Princeton and are awarded to one Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering) whose work has exhibited the highest scholarly excellence.
The Gregory Sprague Prize (American Historical Association) recognizes an outstanding published or unpublished paper, article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, and/or queer history completed in English by a graduate student in 2020 or 2021.
Her dissertation, "Conversion of the Landscape: Environment and Religious Politics in an Early Modern Ottoman Town," was praised for its "imaginative and sophisticated exploration of Muslim-Christian interactions in the early modern Ottoman Balkans."
Tales of a Minstrel of Reims in the Thirteenth Century
Introduced by William Chester Jordan
Annotated by Randall Todd Pippenger
Translated from Old French by Samuel N. Rosenberg
LaPointe's winning essay is “A Right to Speak: Toward a Political History of Former Slaves Before the American Civil War.”
Navigating Socialist Encounters. Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements between Africa and East Germany during the Cold War is edited by Eric Burton, Anne Dietrich, Immanuel R. Harisch and Marcia C. Schenck.
During the fellowship, she will work on her project “Communicating Power and Sovereignty: Creek and Seminole Communication Networks, 1715-1880.”
The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values.
The German Historical Institute awards the prize for the best doctoral dissertation on a topic in German history written at a North American university.
The Society of French Historical Studies’ David H. Pinkney Prize is awarded to the most distinguished book in French history.
Mitra Sharafi, Professor of Law at UW-Madison, received the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award on April 6, 2021.
Maeve Glass, associate professor of law, has been awarded the Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching by students in the graduating Class of 2021.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts Fellowship supports scholars who study public policy.
Resources for the upcoming year
The Nursing Clio Prize for Best Journal Article was awarded to Wangui Muigai's article, "Something Wasn’t Clean”: Black Midwifery, Birth, and Postwar Medical Education in All My Babies” (Bulletin of the History of Medicine).
Jason T. Sharples's first book, The World That Fear Made: Slave Revolts and Conspiracy Scares in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020), is available now.
Her book, The Struggle for the Streets of Berlin: Politics, Consumption, and Urban Space, 1914-1945, was awarded the Hans Rosenberg Book Prize.
The Van Courtlandt Elliott Prize recognizes a first article of outstanding quality in the field of medieval studies.
The fellowship will support the development of his dissertation, "Airborne Colony: Culture and Politics of Aviation in India," into a monograph.
Researchers, who include Ph.D. alumni Lee Mordechai and Merle Eisenberg and postdoctoral fellow Janet Kay (Society of Fellows), now have a clearer picture of the impact of the first plague pandemic, the Justinianic Plague, which lasted from about 541 to 750 CE.