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Recent Awards and Prizes
Three honored by asg
tILLEY WINS BOOK AWARD
Helen Tilley has won the 2014 Ludwik Fleck Prize of the Society for the Social Studies of Science for her book, Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge (University of Chicago Press).
Sowerby book wins prize
Scott Sowerby's book, Making Toleration: The Repealers and the Glorious Revolution (Harvard University Press), was awarded the Royal Historical Society's Whitfield Prize for the best first book on British history.
Sowerby wins teaching Award
Glassman receives fellowship
muir elected to academy
Cadava wins book award
Geraldo Cadava has won the Frederick Jackson Turner Award from the Organization of American Historians for his book, Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland (Harvard University Press). Read more
Macauley awarded fellowship
Melissa Macauley has been named a 2014-15 Fellow for the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.
Shyovitz wins fellowship
David Shyovitz has won a Yad Hanadiv/Beracha Foundation Fellowship in Jewish Studies for work in Israel in 2014-15.
biondi wins BOOK Prize
Martha Biondi has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Wesley-Logan Prize for her book Black Revolution on Campus (University of California Press, 2012). The Wesley-Logan Prize, awarded annually by the American Historical Association (AHA), honors the most distinguished book in African diaspora history.
Immerwahr wins advising award
Daniel Immerwahr has received a Weinberg College Award for Outstanding Freshman Advising for 2012-13.
Owen wins teaching award
Alex Owen has received the E. LeRoy Hall Award for Teaching Excellence for 2012-2013 from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.
Frommer awarded for Teaching excellence
Tilley Awarded fellowship
Helen Tilley has been named a 2013-14 Fellow for the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.
maza elected to academy
UNDERGRADUATE WINS RESEARCH GRANT
Undergraduate's Prize-Winning Essay to be Published
The essay by Logan Koepke, '13, that won the History Department's Josef Barton Prize for the best paper in a 395 research seminar during 2011-12 has been accepted for publication by the Yale Historical Review.
penningroth awarded macarthur fellowship
FIVE honored by asg
FROMMER AWARDED FELLOWSHIP
Ben Frommer has been named a Senior Fellow of the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities in 2012-13.
STANLEY WINS TEACHING AWARD
Amy Stanley has won the Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Award for 2011-12.
PEARSON BOOK WINS AWARD
Susan J. Pearson's book, The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America, has won the 2012 Merle Curti Award from the Organization of American Historians for the best book published in American intellectual and history.
GLASSMAN BOOK WINS PRIZE
Jonathan Glassman's book, War of Words, War of Stones: Racial Thought and Violence in Colonial Zanzibar, has won the 2011 Martin A. Klein Prize in African History from the American Historical Association for the most distinguished work of scholarship on African history published in English during that year.
TWO FACULTY MEMBERS WIN NEH FELLOWSHIPS
Melissa Macauley and Susan J. Pearson have each won National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships for 2012-13, Macauley for her project titled "Chaozhou Sojourners: Violence, Migration, and Power in the South China Seas, 1844-1927," and Pearson for "A History of Birth Registration in America." Congratulations!
GRADUATE WINS RHODES SCHOLARSHIP
Sarah Smierciak, a 2011 WCAS graduate with a major in History, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship. Read more
Masur Article Wins Prize
ALDER WINS TEACHING AWARD
Ken Alder has received the E. LeRoy Hall Award for Teaching Excellence for 2010-2011 from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.
FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE
GRADUATE WINS fulbright scholarship
William Kalema, a 2010 WCAS graduate with a major in History, has been awarded a UK Fulbright to study at Cambridge University.