News and Announcements
Prof. Angus Burgin's new book, The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets Since The Depression, received the Merle Curti Award for Intellectual History, from the Organization of American Historians and the Joseph J. Spengler Prize for the best book on the history of economics, from the History of Economics Society. See the full list here: http://www.oah.org/awards/awards.curti.winners.html.
Prof. Gabrielle Spiegel has been included in onlineschoolmaryland.com's list of the Top 25 Women Professors in Maryland.
Prof. Tobie Meyer-Fong's new book, What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China, was published in 2013 by Stanford University Press.
Prof. Richard Kagan has been elected a Corresponding Member of Spain's Royal Academy of History
Alumna Katherine Hijar's article, Teaching Women's History: Accuracy, Objectivity, and Critical Thinking, appears in the November 2012 edition of Perspectives on History.
Lou Galambos, Article in the Baltimore Sun Immigrants on the fast track
Prof. Richard Kagan’s Clio and the Crown: The Politics of History in Medieval and Early Modern Spain, published in Spanish as Los Cronistas y la Corona: La Política de la Historia en la España Medieval y Moderna, received the "Premio de Investigación Humanística Real Sociedad Menéndez Pelayo" for 2011. In accepting this honor in Spain in May, Richard will present a lecture, to be published, before an audience of scholars and notables.
American Historical Association awarding Herbert Baxter Adams prize for best work in modern European history to our alumna, Anna Krylova (now at Duke University) for her Soviet Women in Combat: A History of Violence on the Eastern Front. In addition to being a tribute to Anna’s excellent scholarship, the award is testimony to the quality of Jeff Brooks’ mentorship and the strength of gender studies at Hopkins.
Prof. Gabrielle Spiegel has been elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Lou Galambos, awarded the George E. Owen teaching award by the Student Government Association of Johns Hopkins University
Pier Larson, awarded the AHA's Wesley-Logan Prize for the best book in African diaspora history for 2010, for his book OCEAN OF LETTERS: LANGUAGE AND CREOLIZATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN DIASPORA, Cambridge University Press, 2009
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