Doctoral Candidate Wins Graduate Council Writing Fellowship

Doctoral Candidate Melissa Young has won a special Graduate Council Writing Fellowship for the summer and fall terms. Funded by UA’s Graduate School, the competitive award is designed to allow top doctoral students to devote themselves full-time to completing their dissertations and includes release time, a summer stipend, and an enhanced fall stipend (along with […]

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Department Hosts Friends & Alumni at SHA-Birmingham

The Department of History was happy to host a Department Friends & Alumni Meet-Up for all attendees at the 2019 Southern Historical Association Conference in Birmingham this November. Current professors and graduate students were able to mingle with alumni, former and emeritus faculty, and other friends of the department. The event was sponsored by the the Summersell Chair […]

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Doctoral Student Blake Scott Ball Publishes Piece with’s Opinion Section.

Doctoral student Blake Scott Ball’s “A brief history of Mountain Brook picking on Birmingham” appears in today’s edition of‘s Opinion section. “Making a decent wage in Alabama in 2016 is hard enough. With an unemployment rate higher than the national average to start the new year, many working class Alabamians are anxious about whether […]

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