Gretchen Pierce received a Fulbright-Hays fellowship for her dissertation project, entitled "Sober Revolutionaries: Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in the Anti-Alcohol Campaigns in Oaxaca and Sonora, Mexico, 1910-1940."

Joshua Rosenthal was awarded a Fulbright, for continued research in Paris on
his dissertation, "The Sword that Divides and Bonds that Tie: Faith and
Family in the French Wars of Religion".

Cynthia Gonzales was awarded a Fulbright, for dissertation... Read more

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History Department faculty recently won several prestigious research fellowships for 2004-5.

Prof. Steve Johnstone has received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. He joins an illustrious roster of Arizona historians who have received the Guggenheim Fellowship, including Susan Karant-Nunn (2003-4), Alan Bernstein, Helen Nader, Hermann Rebel and Michael Schaller. Prof. Johnstone's project, "A History of Trust in Classical Greece," "argues that in classical Greece... Read more

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History department Head Richard Cosgrove is going on "permanent sabbatical" after 36 years at the UA, but not before garnering one more award for teaching.

Cosgrove has earned a Provost's General Education Teaching Award for 2003.

His departure, say a number of his colleagues, leaves a significant hole in one of the school's oldest departments. It is less about his veteran status on the history faculty (he's been at the UA since 1967), and more about his "steadfast and... Read more

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Dr. Helen Nader's book: “Power and Gender in Renaissance Spain: Eight Women of the Mendoza Family 1450-1650" has been published by the University of Illinois Press.


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Dr. Hermann Rebel: presenting a paper ("On separating memory from history: three cases and a critique") at the European Studies Council meetings in Chicago on March 9-11.


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Dr. Leonard Dinnerstein: published an article: "Is There a New Anti-Semitism in the United States?" SOCIETY, 41 (January/February 2004), 53-58.  


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Graduate student, Deborah Kaye, was awarded a Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship to finish her dissertation entitled, "Between Ghetto and State: The Jews of Piedmont, Religious Policy and Liberal Reform before the Italian Risorgimento, 1821-1831."


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Susan C. Karant-Nunn, professor of History and director of the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies at The University of Arizona, has received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for 2003-2004. She was one of 184 successful applicants out of a total of 3,282. According to the Foundation, “Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.â€

According to Ed... Read more

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