Congratulations to David Pultz!

The History Department congratulates David Pultz, a graduate student at City College and member of our Beta-Tau chapter. David won Phi Alpha Theta’s 2018 Nels Andrew Cleven Founder’s Prize for a graduate paper. His paper is titled,“Transnational Human Rights Norms Come of Age: Assertions, Influences, and Continuities in the Helsinki Final Act.”  

David also won this prize in 2017 for another research paper titled, “On the Tiger’s Back: The George W. Ball Memorandums and the Johnson Administration’s March Toward Escalation in Vietnam, 1964 - 1965.”


Fellowship and Keynote Addresses by Prof. Rossabi

We are delighted to congratulate Distinguished Professor Morris Rossabi on his acceptance of a fellowship from the Invited Scholars programme at the  Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Founder’s Collection! Prof. Rossabi will be worth with the Far-Eastern Art collection in Lisbon, Portugal.

Prof. Rossabi had a busy summer, delivering a keynote speech at Bonn University on "Ming China and Tribute Relations" at a conference on Tribute in China in July and another keynote at NYU-Shanghai on "The Mongols and World History" at a conference on Eurasian Connections. This December, he will also be speaking on "Yuan Dynasty Porcelains" at I Tatti, the Harvard Center in Florence.

Deirdre Cooper Owens awarded book prize and selected as OAH Distinguished Lecturer


Prof. Deirdre Cooper Owens's book, Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology (Univ Georgia Press, 2017) won the Darlene Clark Award from the Organization of American Historians, as the best book in African-American women's and gender history for this year! The OAH has also selected Dee-Dee as a Distinguished Lecturer. This is huge news - congratulations to Prof. Cooper Owens!