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Assistant Professor Victoria Cain Gives Keynote Address at the Shanghai International Museum Forum

Victoria Cain, Assistant Professor of History at Northeastern University, recently returned from Shanghai China where she gave the keynote address at the Shanghai International Museum Form. In addition to the keynote address, Professor Cain also took part in a panel focusing on Naturalists and Museum Collections with her talk entitled “Fifty Years of Searching for…
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Published On: July 27, 2018 |
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Assistant Professor Philip Thai publishes short essay entitled “Tariffs and Unintended Consequences: The Case of China’s War on Smuggling”

Philip Thai, an Assistant Professor of History at Northeastern University, recently published a short essay entitled “Tariffs and Unintended Consequences: The Case of China’s War on Smuggling” on the Columbia University Press Blog. This article ties in with Professor Thai’s recently published book on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war entitled “China’s War on Smuggling: Law, Economic…
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Public History students blog about the legacy of Crispus Attucks for King Street (Official Blog of the Bostonian Society)

Multiple Masters in Public History students have contributed to a multiple-part blog about the legacy of Crispus Attucks for On King Street, which is the official blog of the Bostonian Society, this past spring. Check out their work here

Published On: June 28, 2018 |
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Doctoral Candidate in History, Matthew Bowser, announced as one of the winners of the AHA blog contest

  The Department of History at Northeastern University is pleased to announce that Matthew Bowser (doctoral candidate in History) has been named one of the winners of the AHA blog contest. Please see the official announcement from AHA here. Congrats Matt!

Published On: June 1, 2018 |
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The Maryland Historical Society has awarded “Steam Titans” by Professor Emeritus William Fowler, Jr. the Marion Brewington Book Prize

The Maryland Historical Society has awarded Steam Titans by Professor Emeritus William Fowler, Jr. the Marion Brewington Book Prize. The Brewington Book Prize is awarded annually by the Maryland Historical Society’s  maritime committee for the best book on the maritime history, or current aspects of maritime affairs, related to the Chesapeake Bay or the nation. Congrats…
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Published On: May 30, 2018 |
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Molly Nebiolo accepted to the 2018 Concordia University international summer graduate school with a full tuition award

    Molly Nebiolo, a doctoral student in history, was accepted to the 2018 international summer graduate school at Concordia University (Montreal), with a full tuition award. This year’s focus will be on environmental and food history of Montreal/ North America. Congratulations Molly!

Published On: May 3, 2018 |
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Doctorate of History Student Bridget Keown Accepts Fellowship at the Humanities Center

Current doctoral candidate in history Bridget Keown has accepted a fellowship at Northeastern University’s Humanities Center. The fellowship will last an academic year and will focus on the theme of “Cultures of Ability”. Congratulations Bridget!

Published On: April 5, 2018 |
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Recent Doctorate of History Alum Dr. Sana Tannoury-Karam Accepts Postdoctoral Position at Rice University

The Department of History is pleased to announce that Dr. Sana Tannoury-Karam has accepted a postdoctoral position in Middle East History at Rice University located in Houston, Texas. Dr. Tannoury-Karam successfully defended her dissertation entitled  “The Making of a Leftist Milieu: Anti-Colonialism, Anti-Fascism, and the Political Engagement of Intellectuals in Mandate Lebanon, 1920-1948” last December. Please join us in…
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History majors Ian Donnelly and Meghan Jones to present at the 4th annual CSSH Undergraduate Research Forum on March 22nd

Two undergraduate history majors have been chosen present at the 4th Annual CSSH Undergraduate Research Forum which will take place Thursday March 22, 2018 from 2 – 5:30 PM at 909 Renaissance Park. Ian Donnelly: “The Redistricting Visualization Project: Envisioning the Congressional Redistricting Process in the United States” Meghan Jones: “Reddit Responses to the San…
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Published On: March 15, 2018 |
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Professor of History Timothy Brown discusses the 50th anniversary of 1968 with C.S. Soong of Against the Grain

Professor of History Timothy Brown was on the radio for a conversation about the 50th anniversary of 1968 with C.S. Soong of Against the Grain. Against the Grain airs on KPFA 94.1 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. It also broadcasts worldwide via kpfa.org. The audio will be archived here; for the best sound, choose the “HQ Audio Download”…
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