Department News

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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Diane Shaver Clemens, 1936-2016

Diane Shaver Clemens, professor emerita of history at University of California, Berkeley, passed away on May 18, 2016. A memorial and celebration of Diane's life will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 21, at the Hillside Club on the UC Berkeley Campus.

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