Graduate News

Congratulations to Cassandra Casias on receiving the 2014-15 Ross H. and May B. McLean Prize, which is awarded annually to the first-year student who achieved the most distinguished record for the previous year.

Congratulations to Steffi Krull on receiving the 2014-15 Francis S. Benjamin Prize for the best paper written in a graduate seminar course the previous year.

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  • Graduate Student Suma Ikeuchi discusses her research at the Brazil Studies Workshop in October 2014. Other presenters included Professors Jeffrey Lesser, Thomas D. Rogers, Uriel Kitron, Jerry Davila, and Gillian McGillivray. Graduate Student presenters included Melissa Creary, Jon Coulis, Andrew Britt, and Janike Ruginis.

  • Phi Alpha Theta members, led by Prof. Joseph Crespino, tour the National Center for Civil & Human Rights, 11/23/14.

  • Recipients of the 2014 Cuttino / Jack Scholarships gave presentations of their research and travels to the department on Oct. 17. Pictured, left to right: Ben Sinvany, Sam Sobul, Billy Hupp, Erica Sterling, Rachel Stuart (Not pictured: Nathaniel Meyersohn and Oliver Paprin).

  • At the German Studies Association annual meeting in Kansas City, Sept. 2014. Stefanie Krull, Astrid M. Eckert, Sean Wempe, Prof. Guenther Kronenbitter (visiting DAAD Professor at the Emory History Department 2006-09).

  • Celebration of 2013-14 first year graduate student cohort and their successful Hi-Five presentations

  • 2013-14 Phi Alpha Theta graduates with faculty advisor, Elena Conis, at History Senior Celebration

Undergraduate News

Student researchers in Gadsden course contribute to Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project

Featured story: Aaron Karas, history minor, hopes stem cell gift will inspire others to join donor registry.

Congratulations to Nathaniel Meyersohn who contributed an op-ed in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Congratulations To...

Joseph Crespino, who has been named the inaugural Jimmy Carter Endowed Chair.

Elena Conis, who had excerpts of Vaccine Nation featured on Salon and in The Atlantic.

Clifton Crais, whose History Lessons was voted one of 2014's best books by Library Journal and a best memoir by Kirkus Reviews.

Patrick Allitt, who was featured on GPB's On Second Thought.

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