In May, 2007 Dr. Roger Nichols will serve as a Fulbright Senior Specialist at the New Bulgarian University in Sophia, Bulgaria Where he will give a series of five lectures on American Western and Indian issues. Also, while there, he will critique their proposal to add a PhD program in American Studies to their existing MA in that field.


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Congratulations to Fawn Amber Montoya and Denise Bates who will be receiving their Ph.D.s in U.S. History this week. They both have also landed permanent faculty positions: Fawn will be assistant professor, Chicano Studies, Colorado State University, Pueblo, and you'll find Denise at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe.


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  • Slavery and South Asian History (co-edited with Indrani Chatterjee).
    Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2006.
  • "Malik Ambar and Elite Slavery in the Deccan, 1400-1650," in Kenneth X. Robbins and John McLeod, eds., African Elites in India:

    Habshi Amarat (Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2006), 45-67.


  • "Remembering the Imperial Chalukyas Five Centuries... Read more
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Fawn Amber Montoya published an article in Journal of the West. "From Mexicans to Citizens: Colorado Fuel and Iron's Representation of Nuevo Mexicans: 1901-1919" Journal of the West,(Winter 2006) (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, Fall 2006)


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Jane Haigh,Phd Candidate, 19th cent. U.S. West, announces her new book "Searching for Fannie Quigley: A Wilderness Life in the Shadow of Mt. McKinley."

see link for info.



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Emily Wakild recently published an article, "Naturalizing Modernity: Urban Parks, Public Gardens and Drainage Projects in Porfirian Mexico City" in Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos Vol 23: no. 1 (Winter 2007). She has also accepted a tenure-track position in the History Department at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


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After forty years of teaching at the University of Arizona, Professor Gail Bernstein is retiring in June 2007.

Dr. Bernstein is a Japan historian whose research in recent years has dealt with Japanese women. She is the author of Haruko's World, a Japanese Farm Woman and Her Community (1983), the editor of Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945 (1991) and Isami'sHouse, Three Centuries of a Japanese Family (2005) and the editor of Public Spheres, Private Lives in... Read more

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Congratulations to Lud Deppisch, a recent M.A. from the U.S. History Graduate Program, on the publication of his new book!

The White House Physician: A History from Washington to George W. Bush has just been released by McFarland & Company, Publishers. The book is a revised and extended version of his M.A. thesis, completed under the direction of Michael Schaller (with Roger Nichols and Katherine Morrissey also on the thesis committee).

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Christopher Bischoff has been chosen to receive the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century Award for 2007.


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Ms. Raven Johnson has been chosen to recieve the Department of History's Katheryn Anne Governal Perseverance Award for 2007.


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