Jessica Marie Johnson’s book, Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World, has won the Berkshire Conference Book Prize for a first book that deals substantially with […]
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Professor Connolly reflects and shares his interview with the late Julius S. Scott III, an eminent historian of the Afro-Caribbean and Haitian Revolution in Public Books.
Alanna Margulies has won this year’s Arthur Kouguell Memorial Prize for her undergraduate senior thesis, “Baltimore School for the Arts and the City that Built It.” Thanks to her sophisticated scholarship […]
Historian and Assistant Professor Jessica Marie Johnson leads several teams tapping into the power of datasets to uncover new truths about Black history. Read more about her work, her teams, and why her ability to see new perspectives with data in the spring 2022 issue of the Krieger School's Arts & Sciences Magazine.
Graduate student Jessica Newby received the Butler Prize for her Outstanding First Year Paper!! “Country Name Molia: in Motion in 18th Century Rural Jamaica.” The Butler Prize is awarded annually […]
Christina Thomas has accepted a Predoctoral Fellowship for Excellence Through Diversity in African American History at the University of Pennsylvania where she will continue work on her dissertation, “What Shall […]
PhD student Vincenza Mazzeo (Advisors: Thornberry, Shepard) received the KSAS award for excellence in undergraduate teaching by a graduate student.
Halle-Mackenzie Ashby has been awarded a 2022 Lapidus–OI Early American and Transatlantic Print Culture Fellowship with the Omohundro Institute (W&M) for her dissertation “Bounded by the Womb: Reproduction, Slavery, and Freedom in […]
Kelsey Moore has been named a 2022-2023 cohort of Crossroads Fellow. Crossroad Fellows represent scholarly, artistic, activist, and religious communities, and their projects will take a variety of forms, including documentary […]
Kelsey Moore has been awarded a 2022-2024 Carter G. Woodson Predoctoral Fellowship at the Carter G. Woodson Institute (UVA). Her dissertation, “Clearing Black Knowledges in Jim Crow South Carolina,” focuses on […]