This past Saturday, May 15 2021, the Department of History celebrated the accomplishments of this year’s graduating BAs and MAs during the Department of History Graduation and Awards Ceremony. This year’s ceremony was virtual in accordance with UB’s policy.
Prof. David Herberg was call as a witness during a trial in California concerning the opiod crisis. Herzberg pointed out a flaw, as quoted in Reuters, in the defense of four drugmakers on trial for fueling the opioid epidemic. Read More.
Congratulations to History alum, Dr. Elisabeth George! Dr. George's 2019 dissertation “Lesbian and Gay Life in the Queen City and Beyond: Resistance, Space, and Community Mobilization in the Southwest Missouri Ozarks,” won the 2021 John D’Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award for the best PhD dissertation in U.S. LGBTQ history!
Prof. Gene Zubovich has won a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend for his new project: A Global History of the American Culture Wars. Prof. Zubovich plans to research for a book on how American religious organizations intervened in the cultural and political affairs of other countries after World War II. For more information on the NEH Stipend check out this news release.