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Professor Ari Kelman receives Graduate Mentoring Award

Professor Ari Kelman receives Graduate Mentoring Award

Professor Ari Kelman has been awarded a Graduate Studies Distinguished Graduate and Postdoctoral Mentoring Award. He will be formally honored at the Graduate Studies Honors and Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, May 23, 4pm-6pm at the ARC Ballroom.

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Greg Downs elected to the Society of American Historians

Greg Downs elected to the Society of American Historians

Professor Greg Downs was elected to the Society of American Historians in recognition of the literary and scholarly distinction of his historical writing.

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UCD History Department awarded AHA Career Diversity Implementation Grant

The UCD Department of History has been chosen as a recipient of the American Historical Association's 2018–20 Career Diversity Implementation Grants, part of the Career Diversity for Historians initiative.

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Louis Warren wins Bancroft Prize

Louis Warren wins Bancroft Prize

Louis Warren, the W. Turrentine Jackson Professor of U.S. Western History at UC Davis, was named winner of a 2018 Bancroft Prize for his book, "God's Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America."

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Greg Downs wins Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award

Greg Downs wins Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award

Professor Greg Downs has been awarded UCD Academic Senate's Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award, which honors "exceptional faculty who continue the tradition and demonstrate the commitment of the Davis campus to public service.”

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Chuck Walker awarded ACLS Fellowship

Chuck Walker awarded ACLS Fellowship

Professor Chuck Walker has been awarded the American Council of Learned Societies fellowship for next year for his research on the history of the Sendero Luminoso in Peru.

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Louis Warren wins R. Stanton Avery Distinguished Fellowship

Louis Warren wins R. Stanton Avery Distinguished Fellowship

Professor Louis Warren was awarded the R. Stanton Avery Distinguished Fellowship in the Humanities at the Huntington Library.

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Rachel St. John awarded Huntington Library fellowship

Rachel St. John awarded Huntington Library fellowship

Associate Professor Rachel St. John won a year-long fellowship at the Huntington Library.

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Cecilia Tsu wins ACLS fellowship

Cecilia Tsu wins ACLS fellowship

Associate Professor Cecilia Tsu was awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies.

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Omnia El Shakry wins both Stanford Humanities Center fellowship and UC Davis Humanities Institute Faculty Research Fellowship

Omnia El Shakry wins both Stanford Humanities Center fellowship and UC Davis Humanities Institute Faculty Research Fellowship

Professor Omnia El Shakry has been awarded both the Stanford Humanities Center fellowship and the UC Davis Humanities Institute Faculty Research Fellowship for next year to support her research on the encounter between Catholicism and Islam in twentieth-century Egypt.

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Howard Chiang wins ISS Junior Faculty Research Grant

Howard Chiang wins ISS Junior Faculty Research Grant

Assistant Professor Howard Chiang has been awarded the Institute for Social Sciences Junior Faculty Research Grant for his project on "The Cultural Revolution of the Unconscious."

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Ian Campbell wins American Councils Research Fellowship

Ian Campbell wins American Councils Research Fellowship

Associate Professor Ian Campbell has been awarded an Advanced Research Fellowship from the American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program. This fellowship will support a full academic year of research in Moscow and St. Petersburg in 2018-19 for Campbell's second book project, The Bleeding Edges: Borderlands Violence and Russia's Enduring Empire, 1800-1917, a study of the culture and practice of counterinsurgency around multiple peripheries of the Russian Empire.

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Lorena Oropeza Wins Equity Prize

Lorena Oropeza Wins Equity Prize

Associate Professor Lorena Oropeza was awarded the 2017 Equity Award from the American Historical Association for excellence in recruiting and retaining historians from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

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'The Other Slavery' Wins California Book Award

'The Other Slavery' Wins California Book Award

Prize is Latest Honor for History of Native American Enslavement

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Resendez Wins Bancroft Prize for 'The Other Slavery'

Resendez Wins Bancroft Prize for 'The Other Slavery'

A landmark history by Professor Andrés Reséndez, The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America, is the winner of a 2017 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy.

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'Time' Article Spotlights Olmsted

'Time' Article Spotlights Olmsted

Historian Kathryn Olmsted is one of three professors nationwide quoted in a Dec. 15 article on the growing relevance of courses on conspiracy theories.

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Professor's Study Helps National Park Service Commemorate Reconstruction Era

Professor's Study Helps National Park Service Commemorate Reconstruction Era

As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer, Associate Professor Gregory Downs has focused on an oft-forgotten part of U.S. history that our national parks are now helping the public to understand - the Reconstruction era.

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Book 'The Other Slavery' Hailed as Landmark History

Book 'The Other Slavery' Hailed as Landmark History

Andres Resendez didn't set out to write a sweeping narrative when he first began to research the history of enslavement of Native Americans in North America.

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