Welcome History Alumni and Friends

  • Pearl Young (`10C/`10G), recently finished her Ph.D. in U.S. History at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is currently Limited-Term Assistant Professor at Kennesaw State University.

  • Fulbright ETA Andrew Shifren ('17 College) Teaches English in Indonesia.

  • Miriam C. Davis, B.A. 1986, and former Robert T. Jones Scholar, in Jerusalem where she spoke at the Kenyon Institute. She published Dame Kathleen Kenyon: Digging Up the Holy Land in 2008.

  • Alexander Lorenzo Colonna, B.A. in History, French and Pre-Med, 1998, is a Major in the U.S. Army Reserves. A surgeon, he is currently serving at a Combat Support Hospital in Iraq.

  • Gayle Brunelle, Ph.D. 1988 (L), and Annette Finley-Croswhite, Ph.D. 1991 (R), are enjoying the success of their book, Murder in the Metro.

  • Polly. J. Price, B.A./M.A. 1986, published Judge Richard S. Arnold: A Legacy of Justice on the Federal Bench.

  • Marissa Lambert, Class of 2012, during summer study in Paris.

  • Marnie Florin, B.A./M.A 2008, was a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, West Africa.

  • Garrett McAinsh, Ph.D. 1974, and his wife Judy in St. Petersburg last summer.

  • Howard Louthan, B.A./M.A. 1986, stopped by for a visit with Dr. Kristin Mann.

  • Felicia Goodman, B.A./M.A 2009, celebrates a Yankee victory.

  • Devon Lyons, Class of 2012, prepped logs during historic restoration work in Colorado.

  • Marissa Lambert, Class of 2012, checked out a turret from the Ch√Ęteau de Chambord.

  • Professor Astrid M. Eckert snapped a photo at a dinner with Emory University alumni in Berlin, with Professor Jeffrey Lesser and Professor Brian Vick.

  • Professor Cynthia Patterson was the editor of Antigone's Answer: Essays on Death and Burial, Family and State in Classical Athens, Helios 33S (2006).

The History Department at Emory University is eager to reconnect with all of our alumni and friends.

We invite you to browse the Alumni section of the department’s website. We have posted news of alumni events as well as updates from our alumni and friends. You might be interested in exploring the department’s website, where you will find the latest information on our undergraduate and graduate programs. Our graduate website offers information on the path-breaking research of our recent doctoral students.

Many of our alumni have published books, and we are proud to take note of books by former undergraduates and graduate students in History. We hope you will take a moment to read the latest department newsletter.

We are very proud of our alumni and would enjoy hearing from you! Please feel free to share your news with us via email. Our Alumni News page features photos and news of your accomplishments.

Interested in making a donation to the History Department? We welcome gifts of any size as we strive to provide the best possible education for undergraduates and graduate students, and to undertake pioneering scholarship in many fields. Your generous support for our department is needed now more than ever. It helps us attract and retain the best scholars, while training the brightest students. Your gifts have a direct and personal impact, enhancing the educational and scholarly experience of students and faculty throughout the department.

If you are a present or recent history student—graduate or undergraduate—and would like to suggest a faculty member for a teaching award, or a staff member for a university award, please contact us. We value your suggestions!

Thank you again for taking the time to visit our website. We are so glad you are here and look forward to staying in touch.