The Department of History's Clio Society kickoff event is scheduled for 6:00 pm, Sunday, November 6, 2005, at the Liz Hernandez Gallery, 5425 N. Kolb Rd, in Ventana Plaza, south of North Sunrise Drive. The featured Historian/Artist is David Johnson-Vandenberg. Tickets are $20. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Vicki Parker at 520-621-3793.


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Undergraduate Student Awards

2004-5 Outstanding Research Papers in History:
Derek Bumgarner
Joanna A. Abijaoude

2005 Governal Perseverence Award:
Lindsay Rich


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Welcome back to the University of Arizona campus.

If you need to add a class and webreg refers you to the department, you need to contact the professor ASAP to get on their waiting list. You will also want to go to the first day of classes. If you have questions about what classes you need to take, please check with your advisor at

There are several dates... Read more

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The history department proudly announces the recipients of different scholarships for the year 2004

Spring 2004

Ms. Michal Hall was awarded the Donohoe Scholarship

Ms. Lindsay Rich received the Cosgrove Scholarship

Ms. Julia Stevenson received the Cummings Scholarship

Fall 2004

Mr. Paul Dicaro received theDeLong Scholarship

Ms. Sara Enayssi received the Undergraduate Scholarship

Ms. Elizabeth Fausett received the Cosgrove Scholarship... Read more

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The Department of history offers merit and need based scholarships to history majors; some of the requirements for the different scholarships are:

William J. Delong
Memorial Scholarship
• Honors Students Preferred
• Junior or Senior Undergraduate

Loretta R. & Joseph F. Cummings
Endowment Fund
• Honors Students Preferred
• Junior Undergraduate

Grace B. & Robert A. Cosgrove
Endowment Scholarship
• Honors students... Read more

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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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Department of History
Cesar E. Chavez
Main Office, Room 415 
1110 James E. Rogers Way
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 621-1586
Fax: (520) 621-2422