Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and Peter Galison were both mentioned in the FAS Dean's annual report for their work on "Object-based learning" in teaching and research. Click for more information about the "Tangible Things" course.
at the 2014 meeting of the Economic History Association, Tyler Goodspeed (PhD '14) was awarded the Alexander Gerschenkron Prize for his dissertation on shadow banking in 18th and 19th century Scotland and Ireland, entitled "Upon Daedalian Wings of Paper Money: Adam Smith, Free Banking, and the Financial Crisis of 1772." The Gerschenkron Prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the economic history of an area outside of the United States,
Empires at War 1911-1923, edited by Robert Gerwarth and Erez Manela, "offers a new perspective on the history of the Great War, looking at the war beyond the generally-accepted 1914-1918 timeline, and as a global war between empires, rather than a European war between nation-states."