Hannah Shepherd Awarded 2019 Gross Prize

May 22, 2019
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Dr. Hannah Shepherd received this year’s Gross Prize for her dissertation entitled “Cities into Empire: Fukuoka, Pusan, and Japan’s Imperial Urbanization, 1876-1953.” The Harold K. Gross Dissertation 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.”