Archive: Department of History

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College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Research by the Provost’s Office

The Office of the Provost recognized six faculty members of the College of Arts & Sciences for their outstanding research, scholarship and interdisciplinary…

November 13, 2023

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Everything You Need to Know About Jesuit History in the US

In his new book, Rev. David Collins, S.J., an associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, explores the history of the Society of Jesus in the United…

September 28, 2023

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Five College of Arts & Sciences Alumnae Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

This year, five alumnae of the College of Arts & Sciences were awarded fellowships through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship…

August 14, 2023

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The Unsung History of the Third French East India Company and the Shaping of the Modern World 

In her new book, Company Politics, Elizabeth Cross wants the world to reconsider the Third French East India…

July 24, 2023

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4 Georgetown Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Four Georgetown faculty members, including three from the College of Arts & Sciences, have been elected to the 2023 class of the American Academy of Arts and…

April 20, 2023

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Georgetown Professor Wins James Beard Award for Story of Black America Told Through Fast Food

Georgetown historian Marcia Chatelain won the James Beard Award for her book Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black. …

June 13, 2022

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Analyzing Ceramics Sheds Light on Xenophobia, 1300 Years Too Late

This spring, Xin Zheng, a double major in art history and history, presented his paper on the depiction of ethnic minorities in Tang Dynasty (618-907) pottery at the SUNY New…

June 7, 2022

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History Professor Wins Guggenheim to Explore Japanese History

Jordan Sand, a professor of Japanese history and culture, has been named a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow. Japan, which has been around for more than 1,300.…

May 4, 2022

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Earliest African DNA Paints Vivid Picture of Ancient Human Lives

Kathryn de Luna, a history professor at Georgetown, is an author of a new paper examining the earliest DNA ever recovered from. …

March 2, 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