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Laqueur wins AHA’s Mosse Prize, named finalist for McGill's Cundill Prize

Thomas W. Laqueur, Helen Fawcett Professor of History, has been selected as the winner of the George L. Mosse Prize by the American Historical Association and named as a finalist for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature by McGill University. Both honors are in recognition of Laqueur's book, "The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of... Read More

Sargent discusses legacy of Gerald Ford on Washington Post podcast

Daniel Sargent, associate professor of history, recently joined The Washington Post's Presidential podcast to discuss the legacy of Gerald Ford. As the Post notes, Ford was "the only president in American history who reached the nation's top spot without having been elected to office by the nation's voters."

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Sheehan featured in NY Times forum on philosophy, theology

The Sept. 12 issue of the New York Times features an article from Jonathan Sheehan, professor of history and co-director of the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion. Sheehan's article, "Teaching Calvin in California," appears in The Stone, "a forum for contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless."

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