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Undergraduate History Students Awarded Funding for Research Projects

Undergraduate history students Ayeon Lee and Meghan Jones each received Peak Award funding from Northeastern University to conduct research this term for their capstone course. In addition, both Ayeon Lee and Kerrina Williams also received funding from the Health and Humanities fund for their research projects. Congratulations to our students!

Published On: January 13, 2020 |
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Sara Dean, Recent Public History Graduate, Publishes Essay in the Public Historian

Sara Dean, recent graduate of the Northeastern Public History Program, has a review essay of Northeastern Professor Sari Altschuler’s exhibit, Touch This Page!: Making Sense of the Ways We Read, in the Public Historian, November 2019, Volume 41, Number 4.

Published On: December 16, 2019 |
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Masters in Public History Alum Doneeca Thurston named Director of Lynn Museum / LynnArts

    Doneeca Thurston, a Masters in Public History alum, was recently named the new Director of Lynn Museum / LynnArts. Prior to this new position Doneeca had worked at the Peabody Essex Museum. Read the announcement of Doneeca’s hiring here

Published On: October 7, 2019 |
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Megan Barney and Caroline Klibanoff, Recent Public History Program Graduates, Take on Leadership Roles in the Digital Humanities Field

We are proud to report that two of our recent graduates have recently taken public history positions where they will be leaders in the digital humanities field. Megan Barney is the Coordinator for Online Learning, Facing History and Ourselves.  Caroline Klibanoff is Program Manager, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

Published On: September 16, 2019 |
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Professor of the Practice, Marty Blatt, interviewed on WBUR about Faneuil Hall and how it should address its history of slavery

Professor of the Practice and current Director of the Public History Program, Marty Blatt, was recently interviewed on WBUR about Faneuil Hall and how its history of slavery should be addressed. You can listen to the interview here

Published On: July 24, 2019 |
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Incoming Chair and Professor of History Timothy Brown Interviewed About the 75th Anniversary of D-Day by News@Northeastern

Incoming Chair and Professor of History Timothy Brown was recently interviewed by News@Northeastern for a video entitled “Remembering D-Day 75 Years Later”.

Published On: June 6, 2019 |
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Recent Doctoral Graduate Olivier Schouteden Accepts Assistant Professorship at the American University in Cairo

  The Department of History at Northeastern is proud to announce that Olivier Schouteden, a recent doctoral program graduate, has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor at the American University in Cairo. Olivier successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Impossible Indochina: Obstacles, Issues, and Failures of French Colonial Exploration in Southeast Asia, 1862 – 1914”…
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Published On: June 4, 2019 |
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Assistant Professor Chris Parsons’ Work Featured in News@Northeastern

Chris Parsons, Assistant Professor of History at Northeastern, was recently featured in an article entitled “French Colonists Didn’t Just Carry Muskets – They Wore Gardening Gloves” by News@Northeastern. In this article, he talks about his recent book “A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America” and how Samuel de Champlain attempted to…
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Published On: May 31, 2019 |
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Jamie Parker to be featured as one of 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists for the American Historical Association

Jamie Parker, a doctoral candidate in history here at Northeastern University, has recently been named as one of the 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists for the American Historical Association. Congrats Jamie!

Published On: May 30, 2019 |
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Recent Doctoral Graduates Regina Kazyulina and Bridget Keown Accept New Positions

The Department of History is proud to announce new positions accepted by two recent doctoral graduate students. Regina Kazyulina has accepted a one-year position in Modern European History at Bates College while Bridget Keown has accepted a position in Gender and Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Congratulations to Regina and Bridget!

Published On: May 16, 2019 |
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