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Hannah Shepherd Awarded 2019 Gross Prize

May 22, 2019

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...

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Six History Seniors Awarded Hoopes Prizes

May 14, 2019

Warm congratulations to:

Sunaina Danziger for her submission entitled “Nazis in America: The US Intelligence Programs That Shaped the New World Order, 1945–1949”

Robert Hope for his submission entitled “The Refinery of Eden: Abadan and the Global Petroleum Order of the Early Cold War, 1940–1954”

Sierra Nota for her submission entitled “Make Way for the Railway: Transit-Oriented Development in the...

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Professor Alison Frank Johnson Awarded the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award

April 4, 2019

Compassion is a quality that doesn’t often appear on CVs or in grant proposals, but it’s a quality that makes a faculty mentor great. The Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Awards, presented by the Graduate Student Council, aim to highlight compassionate, generous mentors who help their graduate advisees thrive at Harvard. Students nominate faculty for the award, and winners are chosen by a GSC selection committee. The Mentoring Award is named for ...

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