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Barnes Honored with Baxter Adams Prize

The American Historical Association has named Steven A. Barnes, faculty member, Department of History and Art History and director of the Center for Eurasian Studies, the winner of the 2013 Herbert Baxter Adams Prize for his book Death and Redemption: The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society (Princeton Univ. Press, 2011).

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Recent PhD Graduate Mellen Receives Recognition

Dr. Roger Mellen, assistant professor of journalism at New Mexico State University who received his PhD in history from Mason in August 2007, was awarded an honorable mention by the American Journalism Historians Association for his dissertation.

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Scully Awarded Brewer Prize

Dr. Randolph Scully’s recent book, Religion and the Making of Nat Turner’s Virginia: Baptist Community and Conflict, 1740-1840, has been awarded the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize for best first book in church history by the American Society of Church History.

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Hudgins Awarded CTAC Grant

One of our Western Civilization Postdoctoral Fellows, Dr. Nicole Hudgins, was recently awarded a CTAC grant from the Center for Teaching Excellence for her proposal, “Critical Thinking on the Web: Assessing the Value of the Internet to the Practice of History.”

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Post-doc Fellows Move On

Congratulations to Matt Romaniello (Russian) and Mary Gayne (early modern Europe), both Western Civilizaton post-doctoral fellows, who will be taking up tenure-track positions for next year. Matt will join the History Department at the University of Hawaii and Mary Gayne will be down the road at James Madison University.

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Awards: Claudia Verhoeven

Claudia Verhoeven received a Jean Monnet Fellowship for the academic year, 2007–2008. She will be in residence at the European University, Florence, Italy. A hat tip to Claudia.

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Awards: Dan Cohen

Dan Cohen was one of five recipients of an American Council of Learned Societies’ Digital Innovation Fellowship for 2006-7, the first year of the competition.

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