Graduate News

The links to the left provide a record of recent and past news about the history department at Emory. Below is news about current and former graduate students.
  • 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.
  • Congratulations to Steffi Krull on winning the Southern Historical Association European History Section's 2014 John L. Snell Memorial Prize for graduate papers.
  • Congratulations to Michael Camp (PhD student) for his article publication: "Carter's Energy Insecurity: The Political Economy of Coal in the 1970s," Journal of Policy History, volume 26, issue 04, pp. 459-478.
  • Congratulations to Scott Libson (PhD student) who has been awarded the 2014 Lynn E. May Study Grant by the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives; the 2014 Columbia University Libraries Research Award by Columbia University; the 2014 Research Fellowship by the Presbyterian Historical Society; the 2014 Newberry Library Short Term Fellowship for Individual Research by the Newberry Library; and the 2014 Hagley Exploratory Research Grant by the Hagley Museum and Library to support his research.
  • Congratulations to Hays Hopkins (PhD Student), who has been accepted into the 2014 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Intensive Language course and has received a course scholarship.
  • Congratulations to Emma Meyer (PhD student) who has been awarded the 2014-15 Fulbright-Nehru Award to India from the United States-India Educational Foundation to support her research.
  • Congratulations to Chris Brown (PhD student) who is profiled by the Emory News Center for his dissertation research fellowship from FIFA and travels to Brazil. Read the article here.
  • Congratulations to Steve Goodson (PhD 1995, currently chair of History Department, Univ of West Georgia,) on the publication of The Hank Williams Reader, by Oxford University Press.
  • Debjani Bhattacharyya (PhD student) has been awarded The History Project Research Grant given by the History Project and the Joint Centre for History and Economics and the Institute of New Economic Thinking from Harvard-Camrbidge's Centre for History and Economics.  Her research project is titled, ¿Risky Credit: The Commercial World of the Bay of Bengal from 1800 to 1940."
  • Christopher Brown (PhD student) has been awarded the 2014 Fédération Internationale de Football Association Joao Havelange Scholarship from the Centre International D ¿etude du Sport to support his research.
  • Michael Camp (PhD student) has been awarded a grant to support research in the collections of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library.
  • Congratulations to Stefanie Krull (PhD Student), who has been accepted into the 2014 University of Pittsburg's Slavic, East European, and Near Eastern Summer Intensive Language Institute and has received a Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship.
  • ¿Congratulations to Abigail Meert (PhD student), who has been awarded the 2014 Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for intensive study of Kiswahili at Ohio University.
  • Congratulations to Ashley Parcells (PhD student), who has been awarded the 2014 Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council to support her research.
  • Andrew Zonderman (PhD student) has been awarded a 2014-15 doctoral fellowship by the German Historical Institute to support his research.
  • Ed Hatfield (PhD student) has published an excellent, peer-reviewed essay in Southern Spaces on the Atlanta transportation vote of 2012: "A Well-Tied Knot:  Atlanta's Mobility Crisis and the 2012 T-SPLOST Debate.
  • Daniel Krebs, (PhD 2007), Associate Professor, University of Louisville, has published his first book, A Generous and Merciful Enemy, with Univ. of Oklahoma Press.  Krebs was a student of Jamie Melton.
  • Jeffrey S. Reznick (PhD 1999) received the 2013 Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) best article award for "Remains of War: Walt Whitman, Civil War Soldiers, and the Legacy of Medical Collections," which he co-authored with Lenore Barbian and Paul Sledzik. The article appeared in the January 2012 issue of Museum History Journal.
  • Mollie Lewis' (PhD 2008) first book Oy, My Buenos Aires: Jewish Immigrants and the Creation of Argentine National Identity, has been published by Univ New Mexico Press.  
  • Julia Livingston (PhD 2001) has been named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow for 2013.  Dr. Livingston wrote her dissertation on the care and treatment of Botswanans suffering from chronic illnesses.  Her new book is Improvising Medicine.