News & Announcements Archive


Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) Winner

Congratulations to Juliann Susas, undergraduate junior double major in International Studies and History, on winning the 2017 undergraduate level ALBA’s George Watt essay contest for her essay, “Spanish Civil War Music: […]


JHU Berman Institute’s Practical Ethics Grant

Drs. Nathan Connolly (History), Jennifer Kingsley (Museums and Society) and Shani Mott (Africana Studies) have been awarded funding from the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics program for their project Housing Our […]


Professor Connolly Featured in The Washington Post

Professor Nathan Connolly puts the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in historical perspective in an editorial published by The Washington Post. His commentary argues that liberalism alone cannot defeat white […]


Prof. Balz featured on the BBC Podcast The Inquiry

Professor Hanno Balz was recently featured, as a guest historian, on part one of the June 8th episode of the BBC Podcast The Inquiry titled, “How Do You Report Terrorism?” where […]


The History Department Welcomes Martha Jones

The History Department Welcomes Martha Jones
The Department of History is pleased to announce that Martha Jones has just joined the Department as The Society of Black Alumni Professor of History. Professor Jones was formerly Presidential Bicentennial Professor […]


Krieger Diversity Award Winner

Krieger Diversity Award Winner
Congratulations to History graduate student, Mo Speller, on winning a Krieger Diversity Recognition Award granted by the university’s Diversity Leadership Council! Mo won an Individual Award for his tireless work to create […]


Emily Sneff , Class of ’12, featured in the New York Times

Read about the important discovery made by alumna Emily Sneff  as project manager with Harvard’s Declaration Resources Project. Emily, who majored in History, wrote her senior thesis on Sir John Sloane’s ‘Nicknackatory’ and worked at the […]


2017 Mellon-CLIR Fellowship

2017 Mellon-CLIR Fellowship
Congratulations to History graduate student, Tara Tran–recipient of a 2017 Mellon-CLIR Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources. Congrats, Tara!