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.


Thomas Dodman
Lawrence Glickman
Durba Mitra
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal
Neslihan Şenocak
Juned Shaikh
Asif Siddiqi
Charles Walker

Sara Kozameh

The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World by Linda Colley
Fighting for the Higher Law: Black and White Transcendentalists Against Slavery by Peter Wirzbicki
On the Fringe: Where Science Meets Pseudoscience by Michael D. Gordin

David Cannadine and Linda Colley will be at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin, Molly Greene at Dumbarton Oaks, and Sheldon Garon at the Paris Institute for Advanced Study.

Chisom Ilogu and Leopoldo Solis will use the prize to pursue international civic engagement projects for one year following graduation.

Historian and scholar Keith Wailoo joins Dr. Anthony Fauci and others as a recipient of the 2021 Dan David Prize, an award endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University.

Risk on the Table: Food Production, Health, and the Environment came out of a joint Davis Center conference/History of Science workshop.

The appointment recognizes distinguished humanities scholars and dedicated teachers from within the University community.