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Elizabeth Hinton has been awarded the Phi Beta Kappa 2017 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award

Elizabeth Hinton has been awarded the Phi Beta Kappa 2017 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award

October 3, 2017

Congratulations to Prof. Elizabeth Hinton!


The Ralph Waldo Emerson Award is offered for scholarly studies that contribute significantly to interpretations of the intellectual and cultural condition of humanity. Established in 1960, this award may recognize work in the fields of history, philosophy and religion. These fields are conceived in sufficiently broad terms to permit the inclusion of appropriate work in related...

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Alex More

Air Pollution: Trans-disciplinary research by Department SoHP-CCI postdoc Alex More featured by Popular Science, Smithsonian Magazine, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, and other news media

September 28, 2017

Have humans had a effect on air quality? For how long? It may be for longer than you could imagine. Current research, a collaboration between the Initiative for the Science of the Human Past (SoHP) and the Climate Change Institute (CCI) at UMaine and based on work done by SoHP-CCI post-doc Alex More, ...

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Four History Department Faculty named Cabot Fellows for 2017

Four History Department Faculty named Cabot Fellows for 2017

May 25, 2017

Congratulations to the four History Department Faculty who have received this prestegious fellowship for their outstanding publications.

Peter E. Gordon, Amabel B. James Professor of History, Affiliate of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Department of Philosophy, Adorno and Existence (Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2016).

Jane Kamensky, Professor of History and Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library, A Revolution in Color: The World of...

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