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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
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John Mollenkopf (Dist. Prof., GC, Political Science, Sociology) is to be awarded an honorary doctorate “in recognition of the quality of [his] work” by the University of Liège, a major... Read more
Eugenia Paulicelli (Prof., Queens, Comparative Literature) was awarded the Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship/Colston Research Fellowship at Bristol University’s Institute for Advanced... Read more
The 2013 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize went to Distinguished Professor James Oakes (History) for his book Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865 (W.W.... Read more
“Maryland and Pennsylvania farmers visiting the battle-field of Antietam,” 1862 wood engraving based on a sketch by artist-reporter Frank H. Schell published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
Joshua Brown, director of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning and a member of the doctoral faculty in history and interactive technology and pedagogy, has won a National... Read more
Doctoral faculty member Jonathan Kalb (Theatre) is a recipient of the 2011–12 George Jean Nathan Award for dramatic criticism for Great Lengths: Seven Works of Marathon Theater (University of... Read more
Doctoral faculty member Ruth Wilson Gilmore, a professor of geography in the earth and environmental sciences program and associate director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, has won the... Read more
Herman L. Bennett, who has served on the GC faculty as professor of history since September 1, 2009, is to be honored with the 2012 Equity Award from the Committee on Minority Historians of the... Read more
John Dennehy (Asst. Prof., Queens) and Diana Bratu (Asst. Prof., Hunter) have each received a 2012 Career Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Dennehy studies the spread of viruses... Read more