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  • Welcome Dr. Rwany Sibaja,

    Dr. Rwany Ribaja has joined the department as one of UMBC's 2013-2015 Postdoctoral Fellows for Faculty Diversity.   He completed his Doctoral Dissertation, “¡Animales! Civility, Disorder, and...
    Posted: August 27, 2013 3:03 PM
  • Dr. Michelle Scott receives 2013-2014 Smithsonian Fellowship

    Prof. Scott received fellowship to study race andvaudeville!
    Associate Prof. Michelle Scott is the recipient of a 2013-2014 Smithsonian Institution Senior Fellowship at the National Museum of American History to study the social functions and race relation...
    Posted: August 8, 2013 11:37 AM
  • Scott Casper new member History Department and Dean of CAHSS

    The History Department is pleased to welcome Scott E. Casper as Professor of History. Dr. Caspar has been appointed as the new Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. He...
    Posted: August 8, 2013 10:00 AM
  • Give to the John Jeffries International Fellowship

    Dean John Jeffries retired at the end of June after forty years of service to UMBC. In recognition of his profound impact on UMBC, we are delighted to announce the establishment of the John...
    Posted: May 22, 2013 5:39 PM
  • Prof. Froide wins fellowship at the Folger

    Amy Froide, Associate Professor of History, has won a short term fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library for 2013-14 for a project on gender and accounting in early modern Britain.
    Posted: May 22, 2013 5:33 PM
  • Dean John Jeffries' Low Lecture on Youtube

    Missed Dr. Jeffries' lecture: "A Life in History: Reflections on Studying Politics & Policy in 20th-century America."?  Watch it on Youtube!
    Posted: May 5, 2013 11:12 AM
  • Prof. Kate Brown in Slate Magazine

    Environmental and Public Health Disasters in US and USSR
    Associate Prof. Kate Brown provides a taste of her new book, Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters (Oxford 2013), in Slate
    Posted: April 22, 2013 3:07 PM
  • Dr. Constantine Vaporis wins Presidential Research Award

    Dr. Constantine Vaporis, Professor of History and Director of the Asian Studies Program, has been chosen as the UMBC 2013-2016 Presidential Research Professor. 
    Posted: March 13, 2013 9:55 PM
  • Prof. Jim Grubb wins Regents' Teaching Award

    Prof. Jim Grubb is the recipient of a 2013 USM Regents' Faculty Award for Teaching. This award "is the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement." His...
    Posted: February 26, 2013 12:49 PM
  • Prof. Denise Meringolo wins book prize

    Denise Meringolo of History wins this year's National Council on Public History Book Award for her  Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Toward a New Genealogy of Public History (2012).
    Posted: February 21, 2013 6:36 AM