A Little About A Lot

A Little About A Lot

Xavier Sivels has won a Fellowship from the Center for Black, Brown, and Queer Studies for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Jeremy Montgomery has received a Duke University History of Medicine Library Grant

Charles Pellegrin, (PhD, 2005) has been elected President, Louisiana Historical Association. Pellegrin presently teaches a Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA.

Professor Courtney Thompson's book, An Organ of Murder: Crime, Violence, and Phrenology in Nineteenth-Century America was named a finalist for Cheiron's 2022 Book Prize.

Phi Alpha Theta Award Winners, announced at April 19 Banquet:

Martha Swain Outstanding Scholar Award 

Katherine Albrecht

M. Shannon Mallard Award 

Bailey Braswell

George Robson Prize 

Tucker Shope

William E. Parrish Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award

Aaron Jackson and Bethany Bryant

 

Congratulations to History Majors Katherine Albrecht, Michael Bourgeois and Jonathan Franz on becoming members of Phi Beta Kappa.

Professor Stephen Brain discusses the end of World War II and Russian Identity in the Washington Post. See https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/04/12/what-victory-day-means-russian-identity/

Ph.D. Student Patricia McCourt awarded a Kentucky Historical Society Research Fellowship to search drug addiction.

Ryan Reynolds selected as member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Military History.

Professor Alexandra Hui's short piece, "Elevator Sounds," appears in the April 2022 edition of the AHA's Perspectives on History.

Congratulations Lucas Wilder on completing your Ph.D.

Maddie Arbogast, Kayla Jordan, Jordan Wesley, Nathan Gatlin, Bethany Bryant, Trevor Cole, and Jackson Parrish will receive MA degrees at the May 2022 graduation.