News & Announcements Archive

Angus Burgin’s New Book Receives Awards

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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.

Giving Shape to Medieval History

Professor Gabrielle Spiegel specializes in the content, structure, and meaning of surviving medieval manuscripts.


Nathan Connolly is setting out to show that a complex black “property rights movement” was under way in America’s Southern states during the early- to-mid-20th century.

Gabrielle Spiegel Inducted Into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Gabrielle M. Spiegel, the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of History at Johns Hopkins, was among 179 of the nation’s most influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences at a ceremony held Oct. 1 in Cambridge, Mass.