On October 17, 2022 UB welcomed 34 VITAL Scholars (UB’s Visiting Future Faculty program). Of the 34 outstanding scholars 5 are PhD candidates in History. During their weeklong visit the VITAL Scholars will participate in workshops and events in the Department of History. The Department of History is pleased to welcome:
Professor Andreas Daum has published an online article with extensive biographical documentation on Georg Iggers, former SUNY Distinguished Professor, who taught for over three decades in our History Department; see “Georg Iggers,” in Deutsche Biographie.
Prof. Sarah Handley-Cousins was honored at UB's annual Celebration of Faculty & Staff Excellence on Ocotber 28, 2021. Prof. Handley-Cousins was honored for winning a highly prestigious ACLS fellowship. Prof. Handley-Cousins was one of only 2 faculty in the university to be honored for winning a highly prestigious fellowship. Congratulations, Prof. Handley-Cousins!
Prof. Katehrine Zubovich has won a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend to support research for her current book project, "Picturing the Plan: Stalinist Mass Politics and the Art of Soviet Statistics."
Prof. Ndubueze Mbah has received a $20,000 grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation to support research for his second monograph project, "African Rebellious Migrants: The Forgery of Abolition and the Quest for Freedom."