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MSU history professor receives prestigious Humboldt fellowship

December 25, 2016

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University Associate Professor of History Alexandra “Alix” Hui will spend three summers in Germany after receiving a Humbodt Research Fellowship for Experienced Scholars, one of the most prestigious academic awards in Germany.Given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the awards are designed to foster international exchange and networking among scientists and scholars.

MSU History to Award Super Graduate Assistantships

December 1, 2016

Starting in Fall 2017, several entering history graduate students will receive Super Graduate Assistantships. Reserved for our very best new students, recipients will serve as teaching assistants with a stipend of at least $18,000 for the academic year. These Super Assistantships are recognition from the Graduate School of MSU History’s excellent program and the desire to attract ever better students. Each of these awards covers almost all tuition and fees in addition to the $18,000 stipend.

Alison Collis Greene Wins Prestigious Sydnor Award For Best Book in Southern History

October 30, 2016

Southern Historical Association announces Charles S. Sydnor Award Winner   The Southern Historical Association is pleased to announce that the 2016 winner of theCharles S. Sydnor Award is Alison Collis Greene, Assistant Professor of History at MississippiState University in Mississippi State, MS for her 2015 Oxford University Press book,  No Depression in Heaven: The Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Transformation of Religion in the Delta First awarded in 1956, the Sydnor

Jason Ward Named Beverly B. and Gordon W. Gulmon Deans Eminent Scholar

October 26, 2016

At a ceremony on October 11, Jason Ward was named Beverly B. and Gordon W. Gulmon Deans Eminent Scholar. This designation is to recognize extensive merit in a faculty member within the A&S college.In his eight years as a faculty member at Mississippi State University, Dr. Ward has amassed an impressive publication record, established an important national reputation, and demonstrated a commitment to public scholarship.

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