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August 9, 2018

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a grant to Dr. Rachel Reinhard (UCBHSSP) and Prof. Mark Brilliant to reprise their Landmarks of American History workshop for teachers next summer.
Associate Professor Vanessa Ogle has recently garnered two awards for her article "Archipelago Capitalism: Tax Havens, Offshore Money, and the State, 1950s–1970s," published in the Dec. 2017 issue of The American Historical Review.

June 22, 2018

On May 26, Bard College awarded an honorary doctoral degree to Professor Emeritus Martin E. Jay during the College's 158th Commencement Ceremony. Professor Jay joins a prestigious group of individuals to have received honorary degrees from Bard College, including Margaret Atwood, Noam Chomsky, Martin Luther King, Jr, and many other notable figures.

May 25, 2018

Professor Cathryn Carson will be one of 20 UC Berkeley faculty members to take part in the inaugural Faculty Leadership Academy in Spring 2019.

April 30, 2018

The Division of Social Sciences in the College of Letters and Science has selected Stephanie Jones-Rogers, assistant professor of history, as a recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award for the 2016-2017 academic year. Each year the Division recognizes faculty who are outstanding for their excellence in graduate and undergraduate classroom teaching.

April 10, 2018

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has awarded fellowships to three Department of History faculty members. From a pool of nearly 1,150 applicants, peer reviewers awarded fellowships to 78 individuals, including Professor Dylan Penningroth, Associate Professor Nicolas Tackett, and Dr. Stacey Van Vleet, a visiting lecturer.

March 20, 2018

The American Historical Association has named the UC Berkeley Department of History as one of 20 recipients of a 2018–20 Career Diversity Implementation Grant, part of the Career Diversity for Historians initiative.

March 1, 2018

The American Council of Learned Societies has named Associate Professor Christine Philliou as a 2018 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow. Philliou, who specializes in the political and social history of the Ottoman Empire, will utilize the fellowship to complete research on The Many Deaths of the Ottoman Empire, 1800-2017 at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in 2019-2020.