News

First Fall Session of the Military History Round Table to be Held Friday, Sept. 6

Mark Folse, a doctoral student at the University of Alabama, will be the featured presenter at first fall session of the History Department’s Military History Round Table, which will be held at 3:00 pm (CDT) in the Summersell Room. His topic, “Damage Control: The Hispaniola Occupation’s Impact on the Marine Corps Image, 1915-1924,” explores the […]

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UGA Press Releases Frederickson’s Cold War Dixie.

Congratulations to Dr. Kari Frederickson, department chair and associate professor, on the release of Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South, by the University of Georgia Press. Cold War Dixie explores the impact of the DuPont Corporation’s Savannah River Plant, which produces plutonium used in hydrogen bombs, on the region surrounding Aiken, […]

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Dr. Lisa Lindquist-Dorr Appointed Associate Dean

Dr. Lisa Lindquist-Dorr, associate professor in the department of history, has been appointed an associate dean in The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences. Lindquist-Dorr will administer the College’s social sciences division.   […]

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Bunker Wins Thomas McGann Award and Mexico Humanities Book Award

Dr. Steven B. Bunker, associate professor of history at The University of Alabama, has received awards from two distinguished Latin American studies associations for his book, Creating Mexican Consumer Culture in the Age of Porfirio Diaz, published by the University of New Mexico Press. […]

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Graduate Student Publishes in National Journal

Andrew Amron’s article, “Reinforcing Manliness: Black State Militias, the Spanish-American War, and the Image of the Black Soldier, 1891-1900,” appeared in the Fall 2012 issue of  the Journal of African American History. Amron is a doctoral student working under the direction of Dr. John Giggie. […]

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News from the Job Market

Dr. Becky Bruce (PhD, 2012) was hired as Assistant Professor of 20th Century US at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.   Dr. Jill Cooley (PhD, 2011) was hired as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Food Studies at the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This position stems from the Chancellor’s Initiative […]

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Recent Books Published

Books that have been recently published by our faculty include: Creating Mexican Consumer Culture in the Age of Porfirio Diaz by Dr. Steven Bunker Protestant Cosmopolitanism and Diplomatic Culture: Brandenburg-Swedish Relations in the Seventeenth Century by Dr. Daniel Riches Flush Times & Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson […]

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Fellowships

Assistant Professor Amy Holmes Tagchungdarpa was awarded theTung Lin Kok Yuen Visiting Professorship, University of Toronto Scarborough for the 2013-2014 academic year. This fellowship is awarded to outstanding scholars in the field of Buddhist Studies. […]

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Awards

Associate Professor John M. Giggie was named a Distinguished Technology Teaching  Fellow by the College of Arts & Sciences.  This award recognizes faculty with an outstanding record of using technology in the service of teaching and student learning.  Professor Giggie received his award at the fall faculty meeting. […]

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