History Undergraduates Score Outstanding Research Award

Two of our History majors – Molly Buffington and Margaret Lawson – recently received the prestigious Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award, which recognizes undergraduate students who are involved in innovative research around campus. Margaret was recognized for her project “History of Us: Empowering High School Students to Confront the Legacy of Lynching.” Under the guidance […]

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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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UA Graduate Uses Alabama Education to Research in Paris

Edward J. Gray, a 2013 Alabama graduate in history, and current Ph.D. candidate at Purdue University, is now in Paris, researching a powerful French political family. Gray is passionate about his subject, the Marillac family, and their rise and fall from power during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a period which also saw the centralization […]

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