Thanks to the efforts of Prof. Heather Streets-Salter and graduate student Abby Mullen, NU has been awarded a highly competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to run a workshop this summer on “Military History: Doing the History of the Military and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age.”
Professor Timothy Brown is currently doing research on his project “From New Left to New Age: Spirituality, Science, and the International Counterculture in the Long 1970s” funded by a grant from Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Professor Katherine Luongo has been awarded the Dean’s Research Development Program Award of the College of Social Science and Humanities for her work on “Witches and Bureaucrats: Witchcraft-Driven Violence in Africa and its Relation to Global Asylum-Seeking”
Professor Heather Streets-Salter has been awarded the Dean’s Research Development Program Award of the College of Social Science and Humanities for her work on “Webs of Empire: Connections Across Imperial Boundaries in Southeast Asia”;
Professor Robert Hall has been awarded the Dean’s Research Development Program Award of the College of Social Science and Humanities for his work on “Diet, Obesity, and Physical Activity Among African Americans: Deep History or Recent Crisis?”
Dr. Jeffrey Burds, Professor in the History Department, was recognized at the Honors Evening on April 12th for his contribution to the honors classroom and upper class students. Maureen Kelleher, Director of the University Honors Program, had the following to say about Dr. Burds’s contribution: “[he has] been a terrific addition to the honors classroom, a…
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Dr. Harlow Robinson, History Professor, has been selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as an Academy Film Scholar. As part of this prestigious honor, Professor Robinson will receive a grant from the Academy’s Institutional Grants Committee to support his research on the career of Oscar-winning director Lewis Milestone.
Malcolm Purinton has been awarded the Alfred D. Chandler Travel Grant for the Business History Conference Annual Meeting he will be attending in March. He will be presenting his paper “A Golden Flood: The Spread of the Pilsner in the late Nineteenth Century” in a panel which he has organized, “Beer Migrations: Business, Technology, and Brewing”.
Regina Kazyulina has been awarded a Title VIII Advanced Research Fellowship grant from the American Councils for International Education for research on her dissertation in Ukraine and Russia.
Jillian Hinderliter, a history major with a minor in Jewish studies, was named the first recipient of the Brudnick Scholarship for 2011-12. Hinderliter was recognized for her two research projects, one on Jewish women’s leadership roles in the women’s health movement and another on Boston Jewry in the early 20thcentury.