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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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Molly Nebiolo, Doctoral Candidate in History, Named Digital Humanities Fellow at the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia

Molly Nebiolo, a doctoral candidate in History, was recently named one of two 2019-2020 Digital Humanities Fellow at the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia. Her project she will working on during the fellowship is titled “Visualizing Urban Infrastructure, Health, and Medicine in 17th and 18th Century Philadelphia” The fellowship consists of one-month residency and…
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Published On: May 7, 2019 |
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Department of History Administrator Kirsten Bilas Receives Honorable Mention for 2019 Supervisor of the Year Award!

Kirsten Bilas, an administrator for the Department of History,  has received an honorable mention for Northeastern University’s 2019 Supervisor of the Year Award! Nominations are submitted by student workers here at Northeastern University so this has special meaning to our department as Kirsten runs the work study program. Congratulations Kirsten!

Published On: April 19, 2019 |
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Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus William Fowler Awarded 2019 Katherine Lee Bates Historian Award

 The Falmouth Historical Society has awarded Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus William Fowler the 2019 Katherine Lee Bates Historian Award. Named for Katherine Lee Bates, author of “America the Beautiful,” and a native of Falmouth, the award recognizes significant contributions to the field of history. It is presented annually to an educator, author or historian…
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