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Clio's Kudos highlights personal and professional achievements of OAH members (e.g, degrees, academic appointments, awards and prizes, research and publication, retirements, etc.) Please submit your announcement using this form.

Dr. Miller Leads Fundraising Efforts

Dr. Linda Karen Miller, 1996 OAH Tachau Teacher of the Year recipient, led fundraising efforts in Las Vegas, Nevada to build a statue dedicated to Helen J. Stewart, often called the “first lady of Las Vegas.” For the past four years Miller has been appearing as Helen J. Stewart in character and costume at various civic groups around town.

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Posted: January 5, 2012
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Tiya Miles Receives MacArthur Fellowship

The John D. and Katherine MacArthur Foundation has awarded Tiya Miles, University of Michigan, a 2011 MacArthur Fellowship for her work “reframing and reinterpreting the history of our diverse nation in works that illuminate the complex interrelationships between African and Cherokee peoples in colonial America.”

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Posted: October 4, 2011
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John Hench Receives the 2011 DeLong Book History Prize

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP) has awarded John B. Hench its 2011 DeLong Prize for Books as Weapons: Publishing, Propaganda, and the Battle for Global Markets in the Era of World War Two (Cornell University Press, 2010).

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Posted: August 30, 2011
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OAH Members Named ACLS Fellows

The OAH congratulates Ernest Freeberg, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Ellen Herman, University of Oregon; Kristin L. Hoganson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; and Christina Snyder, Indiana University, Bloomington, who are among sixty-four scholars receiving fellowships in 2011 from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

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Posted: June 30, 2011
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DeBenedetti Prize In Peace History

Congratulations to Melissa R. Klapper, whose article in the December 2010 issue of the Journal of American History won the Peace History Society’s Charles DeBenedetti Prize.

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Posted: June 28, 2011
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OAH Members Awarded Pulitzer Prize and Guggenheim Fellowships

The OAH congratulates Eric Foner, the OAH Past President and a professor of history at Columbia University, who was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in history for The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. The organization also recognizes the Pulitzer Prize in history finalist Stephanie McCurry, University of Pennsylvania, for Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South; and two finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in biography: Michael O'Brien, University of Cambridge, for Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon, and Alan Brinkley, Columbia University, for The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century.

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Posted: May 10, 2011
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Carter, Moran, and Williams Named 2011 Newcombe Fellows

The OAH congratulates members Heath Carter, Notre Dame University, Rachel Moran, Pennsylvania State University, and Shannen Williams, Rutgers University, recipients of the 2011 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Newcombe Fellowships. Newcombe Fellows are doctoral candidates writing dissertations on topics involving religious and ethical values.

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Posted: May 10, 2011
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Mercedes Graf publishes book

OAH member Mercedes Graf’s book, On the Field of Mercy: Women Medical Volunteers in the Civil War to the First World War, was published by Prometheus Books in December 2010. Graf provides the first comprehensive overview of the role of women medical volunteers in early American wars.

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Posted: April 8, 2011
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Judith N. McArthur wins Carpenter Award

OAH member Judith N. McArthur won the 2010 Texas State Historical Association?s Carpenter Award for her book, coauthored with Harold L. Smith entitled, Texas Through Women?s Eyes: The Twentieth-Century Experience. Published by the University of Texas Press, the book is a finalist for the Texas Institute of Letters Scholarly Book Award.

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Posted: April 8, 2011
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Katz and Wood receive National Humanities Medals

President Obama awarded the 2010 National Humanities Medal to OAH members Stanley N. Katz, OAH Past President and director of the Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, and Gordon S. Wood, the Alva O. Way University Professor and professor of history emeritus at Brown University. For more information on the 2010 National Humanities Medalists, click here.

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Posted: March 7, 2011
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Michael Ellery selected as James Madison Memorial Fellow

OAH member Michael Ellery, a teacher at Nathan Hale High School in West Allis, Wisconsin, was selected as one of 58 James Madison Memorial Fellows in 2010. Fellowships are awarded to teachers to expand their knowledge and ability to teach issues related to the United States Constitution. Ellery will attend the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee where he will study American history with an emphasis on constitutional and civil rights issues. For more information, visit their website.

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Posted: January 26, 2011
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David Nord appointed head of HNS

David Nord, professor of journalism and adjunct professor of history at Indiana University-Bloomington and former interim editor of the Journal of American History, has been appointed editor of the History News Service (HNS).

More information is available at: http://www.h-net.org/~hns/

Posted: November 12, 2010
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Nancy C. Carnevale Receives 2010 American Book Award

Nancy C. Carnevale, Associate Professor of History at Montclair State University, is the recipient of a 2010 American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation for A New Language, A New World: Italian Immigrants in the United States, 1890-1945 (University of Illinois Press, 2009).

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Posted: September 30, 2010
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Oickle signs for 2 books

Alvin F. Oickle is under contract to publish two books in Spring 2011. Oickle’s 1998 biography, Jonathan Walker: The Man with the Branded Hand, will be reissued with new material and images by Westholme Publishing. The second book will be published by The History Press as part of its “disaster series” and will explore the steamboat Erie, which sank in 1841, carrying more than two hundred new immigrants to their deaths on Lake Erie.

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Posted: June 28, 2010
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Luebke receives award for Outstanding Achievement

The Society for German-American Studies awarded its Outstanding Achievement Award for 2010 to Frederick Luebke, Charles J. Mach Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln.

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Posted: June 14, 2010
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Bell receives Grant

Karen B. Bell received a Research Support Grant from the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study, Harvard University, Schlesinger Library for Women for the 2010-11 academic year.

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Posted: June 8, 2010
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Howlett and Lieberman co-edit For the People

Chuck Howlett of Molloy College and Robbie Lieberman of Southern Illinois University have co-edited For the People: A Documentary History of the Struggle for Peace and Justice in the United States (Information Age Publishing).

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Posted: May 24, 2010
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Miami Architecture Guide Published

James F. Donnelly is co-author with Allan Shulman and Randall Robincon of Miami Architecture: An AIA Guide Featuring Downtown, the Beaches, and Coconut Grove. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2010. Link for more information: www.upf.com/index.asp.

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Posted: May 20, 2010
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Brown Publishes Thesis

Lisa Marie Brown published her Master's thesis entitled Posing As Nuns, Passing For White: The Gouley Sisters (Lisa Marie Brown, 2010). The book chronicles the history of three blood sisters who established an order of Catholic nuns for women of color in New Orleans in 1883.

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Posted: May 20, 2010
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Melosi named Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor

Martin V. Melosi, Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Center for Public History at the University of Houston, has been named the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor.

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Posted: May 4, 2010
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