Katherine Crawford to Give Elizabeth Scarborough Lecture

June 23, 2017

Mississippi State's Department of History is hosting the 49th annual meeting of Cheiron, the International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences. Taking place June 22-25, this international conference will feature the work of 40 researchers from the United States, Spain, Switzerland, Brazil and Canada. The highlight of the conference is the Elizabeth Scarborough Lecture, a keynote given in honor of Cheiron founding member Elizabeth Scarborough.

Cheiron, the International Society for the History of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, meets at Mississippi State June 22-25

June 21, 2017

The Conference Program Follows: Cheiron: International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences49th Annual MeetingMississippi State University (Starkville, MS)June 22-25, 2017Local Hosts:   Courtney Thompson, assisted by Alexandra Hui and Alan MarcusMississippi State UniversityProgram Chair:  Jacy L. YoungThursday June 221:00-2:30 Paper Session: Mental Health and Adjustment (Mitchell Memorial Library Auditorium)  Chair: Nancy DigdonJennifer BazarClaimed by the War: The Loss of New York’s Psychopathic LaboratoryAlan C.

CHASES Hosts Jeremy Vetter

June 7, 2017

Jeremy Vetter, Associate Professor of History, University of Arizona, talked at a CHASES symposium at Mississippi State University. Vetter presentation covered his new book, Field Science in the American West During the Railroad Era, and can be found at

Jim Giesen selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor

April 30, 2017

Honored formally at the 15th annual Graduate Student Association Awards Banquet, they are among more than 65 cited for various personal accomplishments during the 2016-17 school year at the recent campus event sponsored by the GSA and the Graduate School. MSU Vice President for Student Affairs Regina Young Hyatt was featured speaker.MSU Associate Professor of History James C. “Jim” Giesen received the Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor of the Year Award.

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