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Recent News Articles
History professor wins Byron Caldwell Smith Book Award - See more at:

Professor Hagith Sivan participant in project that seeks to discover aspects of early Jewish childhood (11/13/14)

Distinguished Professor Victor Bailey named recipient of Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Award (11/10/14)

Foundation Professor David Roediger links slavery emancipation to other social movements (11/5/2014)

Three history graduate students win Hall Center awards (10/23/2014)

Assistant Professor Sheyda Jahanbani explores origins of 'War on Poverty,' new challenges (9/10/2014)

Associate Professor Jacob Dorman cited in 'Tablet' article on Black Judaism (9/9/2014)

Two history graduate students win Fulbright awards (8/4/2014) ​

Outstanding history graduate students receive Hall Center research awards (6/26/2014) 

Associate Professor Gregory Cushman tracks unlikely source to unlock Pacific environmental history (5/20/2014)

Assistant Professor Erik Scott wins book publication award (4/21/2014)

Professor Luis Corteguera's book details inner workings of Spanish Inquisition (4/7/2014)

"Pivotal Events in History:" Historian to discuss how war changed worldview of Europeans (4/1/2014)

KU experts can provide insight on 100th anniversary of World War I (3/27/2014)

Distinguished Professor Edmund Russell to lecture on 'co-evolutionary' history (2/10/2014)

David Roediger named first Foundation Professor (1/10/2014)

Historians to reflect on 50th anniversary of JFK assassination (11/13/2013)

Assistant Professor Jacob Dorman wins Byron Caldwell Smith Book Award (07/15/2013)

Assistant Professor Jacob's Dorman's book explores rise of American black Israelite religions (01/31/2013)

Distinguished Professor Edmund Russell to bring wealth of knowledge in environmental history to KU (12/05/2012)

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