Crimson Historical Review

The Crimson Historical Review Gains National Attention

The Crimson Historical Review is fast becoming one of the premier undergraduate historical journals in the country. Last semester’s issue was characteristically ambitious, with over a hundred pages of robust scholarship drawn from a diverse body of undergraduates, from Alabama, Yale, Washington University in St. Louis, West Point, Pacific Lutheran, and Swarthmore. For the current […]

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Undergraduate History Major Jackson Foster Wins Ramsey Award

Jackson Foster didn’t start out as an historian. He had an offer from the University of Miami to do a joint BA/PhD in biochemistry, and he was prepared for a life of scientific research. Despite this chosen life path, Foster discovered that he was more interested in understanding society’s origins, its future, and its role […]

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Undergraduate History Major Jackson Foster Wins Ramsey Award

Jackson Foster, a native of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Junior majoring in History and Religious Studies, has won the 2021 John Fraser Ramsey Award. The Ramsey Award, named after former history professor John Fraser Ramsey, who taught in the Department of History for more than forty years. The award recognizes a “junior with the versatility […]

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Crimson Historical Review Now Accepting Submissions

The Crimson Historical Review, the University of Alabama’s nationally acclaimed undergraduate history research journal, is accepting submissions for the Fall, 2020 issue. See http://crimsonhistorical.ua.edu for previous issues and instructions on submission. History Majors and Minors interested in working on the CHR staff should contact Jackson Foster, the Chief Editor, at jcfoster6@crimson.ua.edu. […]

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Undergraduates Launch Crimson Historical Review

History majors have launched the Crimson Historical Review (CHR), an undergraduate research journal. The idea for the journal started in Dr. Margaret Peacock’s undergraduate research seminar. Her students were reviewing one of the few undergraduate historical research journals in the United States and concluded that they could do it better. Peacock and students Jodi Vadinsky […]

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