Faculty Awards and Prizes
Congratulations to all!
- Melissa MACAULEY won a 2020 Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in China, which has been postponed to 2021.
- Paul RAMIREZ is the Donald L. Saunders Fellow at the John Carter Brown Library for the 2020-2021 academic year.
- Scott SOWERBY was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2020-21 for his new book project, "Absolution and Arms: The Violent Origins of Religious Toleration in Early Modern Europe."
- Amy STANLEY published a new book Stranger in the Shogun’s City (2020), which was named a best book of the year by the Economist, New Statesman and Times of London as well as the Washington Post, besides being longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize (2020).
- Helen TILLEY, working as a principal investigator with collaborators Hannah-Louise Clark (University of Glasgow) and Michael Oladejo Afoláyan (independent scholar, was awarded a three-year $245k Collaborative Research grant from the NEH for their project, “Constructing African Medical Heritage: Legacies of Empire and the Geopolitics of Culture, 1890-1990.”
- Keith WOODHOUSE received a 2020-21 Kaplan Institute fellowship, while his book The Ecocentrists won the Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Prize in 2019.
- Dyan ELLIOTT received a Guggenheim fellowship for 2020.
- Henri LAUZIERE received the Alumnae of Northwestern Teaching Professorship in 2020.
The WCAS Teaching Awards for 2019-20 were announced in Dec. 2020:
- Daniel IMMERWAHR won the E. LeRoy Hall Teaching Award
- Paul RAMIREZ received the Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research Award
- Jayson PORTER won an Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award.
Awards and prizes 2017-2020
- Daniel IMMERWAHR was invited to give the Last Lecture to the Class of 2019; his book, How to Hide an Empire, was the Finalist for the Mark Lynton History Prize and was also a New York Times Critics' Top Books of 2019 title and a Chicago Tribune Ten Best Books of 2019 title; in 2020-21 he received a Kaplan Institute fellowship.
- Kate MASUR received a NEH fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year.
- Sarah MAZA was awarded a fellowship at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy for November of 2019.
- Deborah COHEN was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2018.
- Caitlin FITZ won a Faculty Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies (2018-2019) and James Broussard Best First Book Prize, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (2017) .
- Amy STANLEY won the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Article Prize for “Maidservants’ Tales: Narrating Domestic and Global History in Eurasia, 1600-1900” (2016) and a Fellowship for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan (Japan-US Friendship Commission/NEH) in 2019.
ASG Teaching Honor Roll 2019-20
- Kevin BOYLE for teaching in HISTORY 300: Civil Rights Movement and HISTORY 315: US Since 1900: Mid-20th Century
- Daniel IMMERWAHR for teaching in HISTORY 250-2: Global History II and HISTORY 271: History of the Modern Middle East
- Henri LAUZIERE for teaching in HISTORY 300: The Arabian Peninsula Since the 18th Century, and HISTORY 345: US Foreign Relations
ASG Teaching honor roll 2018-2019
- Geraldo CADAVA for teaching in HISTORY 218-0 “Latina and Latino History.”
- Edward MUIR for teaching in HISTORY 393-0-20 “Microhistory.”
- Robert ORSI for theaching in HISTORY 200 “American Religious History from 1865 to the Great Depression.”
- Helen TILLEY for teaching in HISTORY 369 “History of Biomedicine and Global Health.”
Teaching Awards, 2016-17
Research Awards, 2016-17
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