Welcome History Alumni and Friends

  • Assistant Professor of Modern Latin American History, Thomas Rogers, new to the department in fall 2011, welcomes Fritz Brown, friend of the department, and Anne Boring, current History major, at the wine and cheese reception hosted in honor of Homecoming

  • Dean Robin Forman, Dean of Emory College of Arts & Sciences and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics, joins a lively discussion between Professor Emeritus, John Juricek and Polly Price, 1986 alum and currently on the faculty at Emory Law School.

  • Kristin Mann, former chair, and Ronald Gilbert, father of Alexis Gilbert, current History major, and alumna Miriam Davis, BA 1986 a critically acclaimed historian.

  • 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.

  • The History Department's Senior Celebration in April 2011.

  • 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.

  • The department thanks Ms. Becky Herring for all her work on behalf of the undergraduate program.

  • Kate Armstrong, Ph.D. 2011, with her dissertation director, Prof. James Roark, at graduation. Her dissertation is entitled, "Thy Will Lord, Not Mine: Parents, Grief, and Child Death in the Antebellum South."

  • Prof. Joe Crespino offers words of praise for Prof. John Juricek in honor of his retirement.

  • During a research trip to the Georgia State Prison Farm in Milledgeville, Georgia, Sarita Alami came across an early 20th-century convict cemetery.

  • Ms. Becky Herring sets Prof. Joe Crespino straight regarding the presentations for the Senior Party in April 2011.

  • Daniel Weiss, B.S. 2011, received the department's thanks for his energy and hard work on the website. Daniel begins graduate work at Georgia Tech in the fall.

  • Faculty and students at the Phi Beta Kappa Spring 2011 Induction.

  • Rebekah Ramsay, who is studying Soviet history, and especially cultural change among Kazakhs under Stalin, spent time in Kazakhstan in 2006.

  • Woodruff Fellowship recipient Scott Libson, who is working in American religious history, visited the Big Bambú exhibit by Doug and Mike Starn at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2010.

  • Feud, Violence and Practice: Essays in Medieval Studies in Honor of Stephen D. White was edited by Belle S. Tuten and Tracey L. Billado.

  • 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.

  • Anne Chirhart, Ph.D. 1997, published Torches of Light: Georgia Teachers and the Coming of the Modern South.

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

  • Kate McGrath, Ph.D. 2007, who works on medieval history, at Stonehenge.

  • Marissa Lambert, Class of 2012, checked out a turret from the Château 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.