Liza Black received an IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Research Grant to support research for her second book project, The Police Empire and Native America: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and the Murder of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind.
Nick Cullather will be the Distinguished Diplomatic Academy-Fulbright Professor of Political Science 2021 at the Diplomatische Akademie Wien - Vienna School of International Studies in Spring 2021.
Deborah Deliyannis was awarded the 2020 Robert L. Kindrick-CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies by the Medieval Academy of America.
Deborah Deliyannis, Ed Linenthal, and Tatiana Saburova received 2020 Trustees’ Teaching Awards.
Arlene Díaz was awarded a Louis Leonard Tucker Alumni Short-term Fellowship at the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Jack and Julia Wickes Fund for the Study of War and Society to work on her book project A War Beyond the Battlefield: Information, Espionage, and News in the Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1878–1898.
Michael Dodson has been promoted to Full Professor.
Colin Elliott won a visiting fellowship at the Free University of Brussels for Summer of 2021. The fellowship is funded by the Flanders Research Foundation as part of the ‘Structural Determinants of Economic Performance in the Roman World’ international research network. During the fellowship, Colin will work on his second book—an ecological and epidemiological history of the second-century A.D. Roman economy.
Pete Giordano, History’s Undergraduate Academic Advisor, has been awarded a national certificate of merit for Outstanding New Advisor by NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.
Jeff Gould has been appointed a Distinguished Professor, the most prestigious academic appointment Indiana University can offer. He has been also awarded a Visiting Professorship at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes de Sciences Sociales, Paris. In addition he received a New Frontiers Exploratory Travel Fellowship and a Production Grant from the IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Program to support work on his new film, Dawn to Despair.
The Texas Catholic Society has awarded Peter Guardino’s book The Dead March: A History of the Mexican American War the Paul J. Foik Award for the best book on Catholicism in the Southwest.
John Hanson received the Service Award from the African Studies Association. The award acknowledges his ten years as co-editor of History in Africa.
Ben Irvin has received a grant from the Jack and Julia Wickes Fund for the Study of War and Society to support research for his book project, Independent Spirit: Revolutionary War Veterans and Disability in the Early United States. He also received a 2020 New Frontiers of Creativity and Scholarship award.
Tina Irvine has been selected as one of the five finalists for the C. Vann Woodward dissertation prize, which recognizes the best dissertation on southern history completed in the last calendar year.
Sarah Knott has been promoted to Full Professor and appointed to the Sally M. Reahard Professorship of History. Professor Knott also received an IU Cinema Creative Collaborations grant for the screening of SEAHORSE.
Michael McGerr received the 2020 James P. Holland and Morley Award for Exemplary Teaching and Service, an award that “recognizes College tenure-line faculty who have proven to be outstanding teachers throughout their careers and exemplified dedication to students coupled with innovative pedagogy.”
Marissa Moorman has been promoted to Full Professor.
Julia Roos received an IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Research Grant, which will allow her to complete her book, The Black Other in German Society: Biracial "Occupation Children," 1920-1960.
Kaya Sahin has received a fellowship from the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study for the 2020-21 academic year.
Eric Sandweiss has been appointed to the Thomas Milton Miller and Kathryn Owens Miller Professorship in Indiana History. In Spring 2021 Professor Sandweiss will be a Fulbright U.S. Scholar at the National University of Ireland-Galway.
Jonathan Schlesinger’s book A World Trimmed with Fur was a winner of the 2019 Joseph Levenson Pre-1900 Book Prize, sponsored by the Association for Asian Studies (AAS).
Fei-Hsien Wang has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Her book, Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China (Princeton University Press, 2019), received the American Society for Legal History's Peter Gonville Stein Book Award and was Highly Commended for the 2020 DeLong Book History Prize, the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing.
Ellen Wu has been awarded a 2020-2021 Ford Foundation Senior Fellowship to work on her book project Overrepresented: Asian Americans in the Age of Affirmative Action.