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The project aims to provide a comprehensive record of the decisions, actions, and effects of Barack Obama’s two terms in office.

Reed spoke to The Daily Princetonian about her studies in History, Latin American Studies, and Spanish; her experiences at the University; and her hopes for the future.

The Spirit of Princeton Award winners for 2019 are Princeton seniors (from L-R): Nenna Ibe, Hannah Paynter, Moyin Opeyemi, G.J. Sevillano, Marcia Brown, Samuel Vilchez Santiago and Kyle Lang. Not pictured is senior Colin Yost.

Gyan Prakash, Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, writes in New York Times: "Modi Reminds India of Indira Gandhi. Will He Share Her Electoral Fate?"

The fellowship program offers promising graduate students a year of funding so that they can focus their attention on completing projects that form the foundations of their scholarly careers.

The History of Science Graduate Certificate is aimed at enabling students who are taking seminars in the Program, working closely with our faculty, and writing dissertations on aspects of the history of science, medicine, and technology to receive a formal credential in the field.

Princeton professors David Bellos and Sean Wilentz have received the University’s Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.

He will use the grant to work on his research project about slave testimonies in North Africa during the abolition era (1810s-1920s).

Katharine Reed was named valedictorian, and Rafail Zoulis was selected as salutatorian of the Class of 2019.

Old Dominion professors are faculty members in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are full professors and who have been at the University for a minimum of five years.

He was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship to complete archival research for his next book, The Division: John Doar, the Justice Department, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Bernadette Pérez shares insights into the role that mentorship played in her academic trajection, including her experiences as an undergraduate and graduate student, as well as her involvement with mentorship for current Princeton undergraduates.

Fall 2019

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Malachi Crawford
Rohit De
Sarah Ghabrial
Stuart McManus
Mary Mitchell
Benjamin Nathans
Judith Surkis
Karl Ubl
George Aumoithe

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919 left 379 people dead and became a symbol of colonial injustice and violence. Ultimately, it marked the beginning of the end of colonial governance.

The Class of 2019 seniors are joined by their advisers to celebrate their thesis submission.

Her book, The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America, is "a powerful and deeply humane account of the emergence of the racialized border, the consequences of which have echoed down to the present,” the OAH wrote.

April 2019
Episode 4
Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

Barnes spoke to Princeton Alumni Weekly about the history of amateur blackface minstrel shows and how the vestiges of their popularity can still be felt in American culture.