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Three Faculty Receive 2014-2015 Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grants

UC Berkeley Department of History faculty members Carlos Norena, Elena Schneider, and Thomas Laqueur have received a 2014-2015 Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grants from UC Berkeley Center for Teaching and Learning. The program provides a chance for faculty teams to transform core areas of undergraduate curriculum. The... Read More

Department Welcomes Two New Faculty

Dr. Stephanie Jones-Rogers and Dr. Abhishek Kaicker, scholars of The United States and South Asia respectively, have joined the faculty of the University of California Department of History. Both Jones-Rogers and Kaicker are slated to begin teaching in the fall semester of 2014 and have been appointed as Assistant Professors.

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Chowning Wins Distinction from Latin American Studies Association Award

Professor Margaret Chowning’s article "The Catholic Church and the Ladies of the Vela Perpetua: Gender and Devotional Change in Nineteenth-Century Mexico," has been named the best article in the Social Sciences by the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). Chowning’s research currently focuses on the social, institutional, and political... Read More

UCBHSSP’s Director Reinhard Highlighted by AHA’s “What I Do” Series

UC Berkeley History-Social Science Director Rachel Reinhard has been featured on the American Historical Association’s “What I Do: Historians Talk About their Work” series. Entering its second year, AHA’s “What I Do” is a web series which asks a variety professional historians questions about their work. The segment explores what they do,... Read More

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