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Department of History Hires Three Scholars

Author: Kate Cohorst

Catherine Cangany, Deborah Tor, and Gil-li Vardi joined the Department of History this year. Although the three women share a passion for teaching and research, their areas of expertise vary widely, from military history to the colonial Midwest to medieval Islamic history. Read More

Department of History Hires Three Scholars

Author: Gene Stowe

Catherine Cangany, Deborah Tor, and Gil-li Vardi joined the Department of History this year. Although the three women share a passion for teaching and research, their areas of expertise vary widely, from military history to the colonial Midwest to medieval Islamic history. Read More

History Faculty Earn Two More NEH Fellowships

Author: Kate Cohorst

Two Department of History professors received research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) this year, bringing to 42 the number of NEH fellowships awarded to Notre Dame since 1999—more than any other university in the nation during that period. Read More

History Undergraduates Explore New York City

Author: Joanna Basile

Seniors Sam Fisher and Justine Murnane from the Department of History were among 30 students selected nationwide to participate in an intensive week of study this summer at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City. Read More

Graduate Students Win Fellowships and Research Grants

Author: Mike Weiler

Four doctoral students in the Department of History won external awards this year—including a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship and a Fulbright grant—that will allow them to advance their research while traveling to countries such as Peru, Ukraine, France, and Switzerland. Read More

Making Connections Beyond the History Classroom

Author: Joanna Basile

Students in the Department of History aren’t leaving their learning to chance. Through a program called History Beyond the Classroom (HBC), undergraduates like Carly Anderson are signing up to immerse themselves more fully in the rich intellectual life at Notre Dame. Read More