Recent News

Kreike Awarded Microsoft AI for Earth Grant

The project, "Proof of Concept Project to Extract Land Use Data from a Historical 1943 Orthomosaic through Machine Learning," is a collaboration between Emmanuel Kreike, Wangyal Tsering Shawa, and William Guthe.

Wailoo Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Keith Wailoo, along with four other Princeton faculty members, have been elected to the Academy in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.

Alum Bhadrajee Hewage Awarded Clarendon Scholarship

Bhadrajee Hewage '20 was awarded a Clarendon Scholarship for DPhil study in History at Oxford next year.

Alumna Nimisha Barton Won Honorable Mention for the Pinkney Prize

The Society of French Historical Studies’ David H. Pinkney Prize is awarded to the most distinguished book in French history.

Alumna Mitra Sharafi Received 2021 Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award at UW-Madison

Mitra Sharafi, Professor of Law at UW-Madison, received the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award on April 6, 2021.

Princeton Alumna Maeve Glass Awarded Teaching Prize from Columbia Law

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.

Announcing the 2021-22 Davis Center Fellows and Postdoc

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

Sara Kozameh

New Faculty Books: March - April 2021

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

Cannadine, Colley, Greene, and Garon Awarded Fellowships

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.

Two History Concentrators Awarded Labouisse Prize

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

Wailoo Named 2021 Dan David Prize Winner

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.

New Faculty Book: Risk on the Table

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

Yair Mintzker Announced as Behrman Professor

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

Building on Stone: Perspectives on the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies at Fifty

Building on Stone, edited by Angela N. H. Creager, celebrates fifty years of the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies.

Alec Israeli Awarded Koren Prize

The Koren Prize recognizes outstanding departmental work during the junior year.

New Faculty Books: January - February 2021

Information: A History edited by Ann Blair, Paul Duguid, Anja-Silvia Goeing, and Anthony Grafton
Impagination – Layout and Materiality of Writing and Publication edited by Ku-ming (Kevin) Chang, Anthony Grafton, and Glenn Warren Most
Scorched Earth: Environmental Warfare as a Crime against Humanity and Nature by Emmanuel Kreike
Risk on the Table: Food Production, Health, and the Environment edited by Angela N. H. Creager and Jean-Paul Gaudillière
Remaking Central Europe: The League of Nations and the Former Habsburg Lands edited by Peter Becker and Natasha Wheatley

New Distribution Requirements for the Class of 2023 (and Beyond)

The History department faculty has voted to approve a proposal from the Undergraduate Program Committee, to revise the requirements for the concentration.

Three History Faculty Members Awarded NEH Grants

The grants were awarded to Alison Isenberg, Beth Lew-Williams, and Marina Rustow.

New Faculty Books: September - December 2020

Making a Modern Central Bank: The Bank of England, 1979–2003 by Harold James
Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History edited by Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Natasha Wheatley
After the Deportation: Memory Battles in Postwar France by Philip G. Nord
The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700 by Jennifer M. Rampling

Global History Lab Receives Grant to Expand Open-Access Virtual Classroom for Students Worldwide, Including Refugee and Migrant Learners

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the GHL is continuing to partner with a worldwide network of universities and NGOs to teach history in these challenging times.