OAH Members win NEH Grants

The following OAH members have been awarded 2023 NEH grants:

  • Julian Lim, Arizona State University, Project Title: Powers to Exclude: Restriction in an Era of U.S. Expansion and Empire
  • Alice Baumgartner, University of Southern California, Project Title: Slavery After Abolition: How Freedom Seekers from New Mexico to Alaska Invoked the Thirteenth Amendment to End Slavery in the United States (1862-1977)
  • William Deverell, University of Southern California, Project Title: The Chinatown History Project
  • Cameron Blevins, University of Colorado, Denver, Project Title: Recovering Auraria’s Past: Building a Digital Tour of a Displaced Neighborhood and Reckoning with Campus History
  • François Furstenberg, Johns Hopkins University, Project Title: The American Palimpsest: A Layered History of Persistence and Change
  • George Musgrove, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Project Title: “We must take to the streets again”: The Black Power Resurgence in Conservative America, 1980-1997
  • David Trowbridge, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Project Title: Immersive Digital History Trails: A New Platform for Place-Based Interpretation with Prototypes for the History of Jazz, Baseball, and BBQ in Kansas City
  • Kirsten Swinth, Fordham University, Project Title: A Cultural History of the Working Family in Postindustrial America, 1970-2020
  • Lara Vapnek, St. John’s University, New York, Project Title: Mothers, Milk, and Money: A History of Infant Feeding in the United States, 1850s-Present
  • Nico Slate, Carnegie Mellon University, Project Title: The Highlander Folk School and the Role of Education in the Long Civil Rights Movement, 1932-1984
  • Jennifer Graber, University of Texas at Austin, Project Title: A New History of the Ghost Dance
  • Omar Valerio-Jimenez, University of Texas, San Antonio, Project Title: Challenging Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Textbook Reforms, and Archive Preservation
  • Kasey Keeler, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Project Title: Whose Land Was “Granted” to the Land Grant? Teaching Indigenous Dispossession in Wisconsin and Beyond

Congratulations to all the winners!