Jennifer Lansbury (PhD 2008) has published A Spectacular Leap: Black Women Athletes in Twentieth-Century America. The book is based on Lansbury's dissertation, which she wrote under the supervision of Professor Suzanne Smith.
The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media has launched a new website, Histories of the National Mall mallhistory.org, developed with with funding from the National Endowment of the Humanities.
The Southern Association for Women Historians has awarded its Julia Spruill Prize for the best book published in Southern women’s history to Professor Cynthia Kierner for Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello, Her Life and Times.
Robert Townsend (PhD 2009) has won the book award from the National Council on Public History for History’s Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940 (University of Chicago Press, 2013), which is based on his George Mason University dissertation.