Archive: Book

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What Do Running a Marathon and Researching a Ph.D. Have in Common? A New Memoir Explores the Connection

Vanessa Corcoran, an advising dean in Georgetown College and a professor in the Department of History, is celebrating International Women’s Day with the publication of her new…

March 7, 2022

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Why Democrats Can’t Govern Effectively, According to a Historian

Michael Kazin, Ph.D. and a professor in the Department of History at Georgetown, wants to chart a course forward for the Democratic party by studying its long evolution – from…

February 28, 2022

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Ricardo Ortiz Hopes to Make Literary Departments More Inclusive During Term As President of the Association of Departments of English

Ricardo Ortiz, Ph.D., was recently named president of the Association of Departments of English (ADE). The author, professor and former chair of Georgetown’s Department of…

January 27, 2022

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Innovative Book by Psychology Professor Provides New Links Between Science and Literature

Fathali Moghaddam, Ph.D., Georgetown Department of Psychology professor and editor of the Cambridge University Press book series on ‘Progressive Psychology,’recently…

August 12, 2021

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Marcia Chatelain Awarded Prestigious Pulitzer Prize in History for Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America

During the 105th Pulitzer Prize ceremony, Marcia Chatelain was chosen as this year’s winner in the category of history for her work, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black…

June 11, 2021

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Book by Philosophy Professor Uses Ancient Wisdom as Framework to Alleviate Problems of Today

At a time of extraordinary uncertainty and anxiety, we are all searching for ways to stay calm and remain positive. Nancy Sherman, University Professor in the Department of…

May 10, 2021

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Marcia Chatelain Receives 2021 Lawrence W. Levine Award from the Organization of American Historians

Marcia Chatelain, professor in the Department of History and the Department of African American Studies, is the recipient of the Organization of American Historians’ (OAH) 2021…

May 3, 2021

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Lorraine Hansberry Biography by Soyica Colbert Listed as a Must-Read in Oprah Magazine

Soyica Diggs Colbert, interim dean of the College and Idol Family Professor of African American Studies and Performing Arts, recently completed her latest book Radical Vision: A…

April 19, 2021

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Georgetown Senior Publishes Book on Intersection of Business, Law and Minority Politics

Before graduating this spring, Irene Chun (C’21) will publish her first book Coloring Ivory that discusses minority politics, business and the law. Chun, who is an…

March 30, 2021

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Book by African American Studies Professor Selected for Prestigious Choice Reviews Award

Black Cultural Production After Civil Rights, edited by Department of African American Studies professor Robert Patterson, Ph.D., was recently selected as a Choice Reviews…

February 26, 2021