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GMU Doctoral Student Attending Yale’s Western History Dissertation Workshop

GMU Doctoral Student Attending Yale’s Western History Dissertation Workshop

Congratulations to doctoral student Kevin Shupe, who has been selected to participate in the prestigious Western History Dissertation Workshop at Yale University. This workshop is organized by the Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders. Shupe’s dissertation is entitled, “Geronimo Escapes: Envisioning Indianness in Modern America.”

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Recent PhD Graduate Mellen Receives Recognition

Recent PhD Graduate Mellen Receives Recognition

Dr. Roger Mellen, who received his PhD in History from GMU in August 2007, was awarded an honorable mention by the American Journalism Historians Association for his dissertation in the Margaret A. Blanchard Doctoral Dissertation Prize for 2008.

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O’Malley Investigates Social History in Newly Published Book

O’Malley Investigates Social History in Newly Published Book

Dr. Mike O’Malley’s book, The Cultural Turn in U.S. History (co-edited with James Cook and Lawrence Glickman), has just been published by the University of Chicago Press. A definitive account of one of the most dominant trends in recent historical writing, the volume takes stock of the field at the same time as it showcases exemplars of its practice.

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Recent PhD Graduate Mellen Receives Recognition

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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