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  • James Oakes Awarded His Second Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

    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

  • James Oakes Awarded His Second Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

    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

  • Judith Stein Appointed Distinguished Professor of History

    At the January 28 meeting of CUNY’s board of trustees, Judith Stein, a member of the doctoral faculty in history, whose home campus is City College, was appointed Distinguished Professor,... Read more

  • Alfonso Quiroz: In Memoriam

    Alfonso W. Quiroz, professor of Latin American and Caribbean history, died on January 2, 2013. A member of the history program at Baruch College since 1986 and a member of the doctoral faculty... Read more

  • Faculty Book: James Oakes

    Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865
    (W. W. Norton, 2012)
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  • Joshua Brown Wins NEH Fellowship

    “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.

    “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

  • Faculty Book: Harriet Hyman Alonso

    Yip Harburg: Legendary Lyricist and Human Rights Activist
    (Wesleyan University Press, 2012)
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  • Faculty Book: David Nasaw

    The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy
    (Penguin Press HC, 2012)
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  • Alumni News: History

    William Seraile (History, 1977), professor emeritus in African and African American Studies at Lehman College, was honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award from Central Washington University (CWU)... Read more

  • AHA Honors Bennett with Equity Award

    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