Professor Bernard Bailyn Passes Away

August 10, 2020

Professor Bernard Bailyn, Adams University Professor, Emeritus, and James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History, Emeritus, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020. Professor Bailyn joined the faculty in 1954, served as Department chair 1970-72, became emeritus in 1993, and maintained a full research agenda thereafter, including organizing the Atlantic seminar 1995-2010. His most recent book, Illuminating: A Retrospective of Seven Decades, appeared in April 2020. He was a beloved...

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Mateo Jarquín and Sonia Tycko Awarded the 2020 Gross Prize

May 26, 2020

The 2020 Harold K. Gross Dissertation Prize has been awarded to Mateo Jarquín and Sonia Tycko for their dissertations. The Gross Prize is “awarded each year at Graduation to the Ph.D. recipient whose dissertation, in the opinion of a committee of Department [of History] members, gave greatest promise of a distinguished career of historical research.” ...

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Undergraduate Prizes and Awards

May 20, 2020

History Department Prizes:

COLTON AWARD (for excellence in the preparation of a senior thesis in the Department of History) awarded to Ariella Kahan for her thesis: “Friends or Foes? Palestinian Arabs in the Eyes of American Women Zionists, 1929-1948.”


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