News & Announcements Archive


Professor Johnson wins Diversity Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor, Jessica Johnson, on winning one of this year’s Johns Hopkins Diversity Awards from the Diversity Leadership Council! These awards recognize exceptional contributions of faculty, staff, and […]


Call for Extension of Graduate Student Funding

In light of the research delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, please see the following document from the History Department, which calls for an extension of graduate student funding.


Chinese Language Edition of What Remains Published

Chinese Language Edition of What Remains Published
A Chinese language translation of Tobie Meyer-Fong’s book, What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China, was published by Acropolis (Taiwan), on June 3, 2020.


Merchants of Medicines

Merchants of Medicines
Congratulations to Zachary Dorner, our Patrick Henry Postdoctoral Fellow, on the publication of his new book Merchants of Medicines: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long Eighteenth Century! […]


2020 Kouguell Prize Winner

The History Department would like to congratulate senior Heidi Hansen on winning the 2020 Kouguell Prize for her senior thesis, “Prayer and Personal Identity: The Book of Hours and the Middle Class […]


2020 Butler and Ditz Prize Winners

Congratulations to Arthur Lee on winning this year’s Butler Prize for his paper “‘Illustrating’ the Haitian Revolution: Prints and the Politics of Visuality”! The Butler Prize is awarded annually to […]


KSAS Excellence in Teaching and Advising Awards

KSAS Excellence in Teaching and Advising Awards
Congratulations to History PhD candidate, Alan van den Arend, on winning this year’s Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award! The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award is one of four Excellence in Teaching and […]