Ben Tyner has accepted a tenure-track job in the History Department at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Aleksandra Majstorac-Kobiljski received a post-doctoral fellowship in East Asian History at Harvard University.
Paul Polgar recently had articles accepted for publication, including: "'To Raise Them to an Equal Participation': Early National Abolitionism, Gradual Emancipation, and the Promise of African American Citizenship" in the Journal of the Early Republic; "'Whenever They Judge it Expedient'" in American Nineteenth Century History (forthcoming spring 2011).
J. Brian Freeman recently had three articles/chapters accepted for publication: "El automóvil y el turismo Norteamericano en México, 1900-1940" in Historia de México desde la óptica de la Ciencia y la Tecnología (forthcoming); "Driving Pan-Americanism: Imagining a Gulf of Mexico Highway" in the Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies (Fall/Winter 2010); and "'La carrera de la muerte': Death, Driving, and Rituals of Modernization in 1950s Mexico" in Studies in Latin American Popular Culture (2011).
Stanley Mirvis will publish "Sexuality and Sentiment: Concubinage between Jewish Men and their Female Slaves in Late Eighteenth-Century Jamaica" in The Jewish Diaspora of the Caribbean, edited by Jane Gerber. (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.)
He was also awarded a Center for Jewish History Dissertation Fellowship for 2010-2011.
Ellen Zitani published "Sibilla Aleramo, Lina Poletti and Giovanni Cena: Understanding Links between Lesbian Desire, Feminism and Free Love in Early-Twentieth-Century Italy" in the Graduate Journal of Social Sciences special issue on Queer Studies: Methodological Approaches. Vol. 6, Issue 1 (April 2009) 115-140.
Kate Hallgren will publish "Maternalism Goes to War: Class, Nativism and Mothers' Fight for Conscription in America's First World War," in Women of the Right: Comparisons and Exchanges Across National Borders, edited by Sandra Deutsch and Kathleen Blee in 2012..
David Houpt published: "Securing a Legacy: The Publication of James Madison's Notes From the Constitutional Convention" in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.
Miriam Intrator received the History Program Sponsored Dissertation Fellowship for 2010-2011.
Evan Friss received the E. P. Thompson Dissertation Fellowship for 2010-2011.
Thomas Harbison received the National Society of Colonial Dames of New York Dissertation Fellowship for 2010-2011.
Sultana Banulescu received the Randolph Braham Dissertation Fellowship for 2010-2011.
David Gary received the Leon Levy Center for Biography Dissertation Fellowship for 2010-2011.
Stanley Mirvis has been awarded a Center For Jewish History Dissertation Fellowship, 2010-2011.
Jameel Haque received a Critical Language Scholarship from the US Dept. of State to study Urdu in India.
Anton Masterovoy received a Kennan Institute Title VIII short-term grant to research in Washington D.C.
Anna McGehee received the Colonial Dames of America Award for 2010-2011.
Sultana Banulescu, Elizabeth Fitton, Evan Friss, Rachael Goldman, Stephanie Gonzalez, David Gary, Joshua Kinlaw, David Parsons, and Francesca Vassalle received Graduate Center Doctoral Student Research Grants for 2009-2010.
Stanley Mirvis, Lauren Santangelo and Brian Smollett received passing grades with distinction on their oral exams.
Paul Schweigert and Kutlughan Soyubol received awards for outstanding performance on the History Program's first written exam.