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  • Prof. James Grubb named Trustee of Philanthropic Foundation

    Professor James Grubb has been selected to serve as one of three trustees of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation (, a philanthropic foundation headquartered in New York.  According...
    Posted: February 25, 2015 3:21 PM
  • Prof. Anne Sarah Rubin on C-Span

    Sherman's March, History TV
    On Feb. 17, Prof. Rubin was part of a panel on the “Burning of Columbia”- which happened 150 years ago!  This will air on C-SPAN3’s American History TV on Saturday, February 28 at 6pm & 10pm...
    Posted: February 25, 2015 3:15 PM
  • Prof. Bouton re-appointed as OAH Distinguished Lecturer

    Prof. Terry Bouton has been re-appointed as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.  Almost 400 historians around the country participate in this program.  Each...
    Posted: January 24, 2015 9:17 AM
  • Prof. Kate Brown wins ACLS fellowship

    Prof. Kate Brown received a two-year ACLS collaborative fellowship for a project "Chernobyl Revisited: An Historical Inquiry into the Practice of Knowing." Together with evolutionary biologist...
    Posted: January 24, 2015 9:06 AM
  • Listen to Prof. Anne Rubin

    The Journal of American history now interviews the writers of important books - to listen to Dr. Rubin's podcast, click on the website below!
    Posted: December 12, 2014 12:46 PM
  • Our Public History MA program in the News!

     The UMBC Magazine asked Max Cole to write a feature on the Public History track in the Historical Studies MA at UMBC.  Max did a great job writing about our program, some of our awesome alums,...
    Posted: December 7, 2014 4:19 PM
  • Prof. Kate Brown's book one of ten best in UK Physics world

    Prof. Kate Brown's book, Plutopia, was named on one of the ten best physics books by the UK Physicsworld, the journal of the British physics society. The ultimate winner will be announced in...
    Posted: December 4, 2014 5:55 PM
  • Prof. Terry Bouton wins CAHSS Research fellowship

    to write about how foreigners influenced the Constitution
    Prof. Terry Bouton has been been named a CAHSS Research Fellow for 2015-16. He will take up the fellowship in fall 2015, following his sabbatical this coming spring, to write his book, “Foreign...
    Posted: November 24, 2014 3:18 PM
  • Prof. Derek Musgrove in the New York Times

    Prof. Derek Musgrove, hard at work to finish his book on race relations in the nation's capital, is regularly called by reporters for his views on DC politics.  This time, we find him quoted not...
    Posted: October 30, 2014 3:39 PM
  • Prof. Kate Brown wins the AHA's 2014 Albert J. Beveridge prize

    Dr. Brown's book *Plutopia* won its sixth prize, the prestigious Albert J. Beveridge Award from the American Historical Association. The prize is awarded for the best book in English on the...
    Posted: October 27, 2014 1:48 PM