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Winter 2018

Current Grads

Elsa De La Rosa has been awarded the Beca Complemento de Apoyo al Posgrado Ciclo by the Dirección General de Relaciones Internacionales of the Secretaria de Educación Pública.  She will hold this award for the academic year 2017-2018.

Gil Engelstein has been awarded a ten-month dissertation fellowship from the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies.

Gabrielle Guillerm has been awarded a Vincentian Studies Institute Grant from DePaul University. She has also received the Peter d'Agostino Research Travel Grant from the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame.

Leigh Soares has published an article on OAH’s Process History blog, based on her dissertation research.

Alum News

Kyle Burke (Ph.D. 2015) has accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of History at Hartwick College.

Raevin Jimenez (Ph.D. 2017) has accepted a tenure-track position in the History department at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania.

FALL 2017

Current Grads

Elsa de la Rosa was awarded an honorary mention for her Master’s thesis in the Premio Genaro Estrada for this year, which is the Mexican Foreign Ministry’s prize for historical work on international relations.

Alexa De Leon has received a Toshiba Foundation fellowship for research funding and Japanese language training for summer 2018.

Bennett Jones has been awarded a 2017 Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellowship.

Jonathan Ng has been awarded the W. Stull Holt Dissertation Fellowship from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. This fellowship will support Jonathan's work on "An Empire of Arms: The United States and the International Arms Trade, 1960-1985."

Alana Toulin has been selected to be a Graduate Scholar-in-Residence at the Newberry Library for 2017-2018.

Marlous van Waijenburg, who is heading to the Michigan Society of Fellows this fall, has had articles accepted in two leading journals:

Alum News

Will Cavert (Ph.D. 2011) has been awarded the Royal Historical Society's Whitfield Prize for the best first book on British or Irish history, for his book The Smoke of London: Energy and Environment in the Early Modern City (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

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