DeLay Named American Council of Learned Societies Fellow

Brian DeLay, associate professor of history, is one of three UC Berkeley professors to be named a 2017 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, a private, nonprofit federation of 74 national scholarly organizations and the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.

DeLay is an authority on the American West, United States-Mexico borderlands, the international arms trade and Native American history. He is the author of War of a Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the U.S.-Mexican War. He is working on a book called Shoot the State: Guns, Freedom, and Domination in the Americas.

More details on the fellowship are available on the Berkeley News site.