Judith Allen, Walter Professor of History, has been appointed a Distinguished Professor, the most prestigious academic appointment Indiana University can offer.
During the 2021-22 academic year, Liza Black will be a fellow at UCLA’s American Indian Studies Center.
Liza Black, Arlene Díaz, and Janine Giordano Drake received Trustees Teaching Awards.
Elizabeth Grennan Browning is part of a team of interdisciplinary researchers from the Environmental Resilience Institute that received a $1.4M grant from the National Science Foundation's Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2) program to study drought, farmers' decision-making, and soil microbiology in the St. Joseph watershed. Her role in the project is conducting oral histories with farm families and translating the biologists' and social scientists' research within public history and science exhibitions.
Kalani Craig has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor.
Kalani Craig and Tina Irvine are recipients of the 2021 Dr. James E. Mumford Excellence in Extraordinary Teaching Award, which recognizes “instructors who have demonstrated notably innovative, creative, and compassionate teaching in response to the past year’s extraordinary events.”
Arlene Díaz received the 2021 Senior Ford Foundation Fellowship for her book project “A War Beyond the Battlefield: Espionage, Information, and Representation in the Spanish-Cuban-American War.” Arlene is also an inaugural recipient of the Inclusive Excellence Award sponsored by the Bloomington Faculty Council’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. The award “honors faculty who contribute to the continued enhancement of a diverse campus community in accord with IU Bloomington's Statement on Diversity.”
Michael Dodson has received a Fulbright Senior Nehru Research Fellowship to India.
Colin Elliott has been promoted to Associate Professor and is the recipient of the 2021 David and Cheryl Morley Early Career Award for Outstanding Teaching.
Jeff Gould has been awarded a CAHI Research Fellowship for his film project, "From Dawn to Despair."
Ke-chin Hsia received an award from the Jack and Julia Wickes Fund for the Study of War and Society to support research for his second book project, “Who Is an Austrian? Refugees and the Austrian Identity in Post-WWII China and Austria.”
Tina Irvine is the winner of the 2020 Melvin E. Bradford Dissertation Prize, which “recognizes the best dissertation written on any aspect of the American South.”
Sarah Knott has been awarded a CAHI/Kinsey Research Fellowship for her project, "Sexed: How We Became Ourselves."
In conjunction with Phoebe Wolfskill (American Studies) and Rasul Mowatt (American Studies), Alex Lichtenstein has been awarded a $25,000 IU Public Humanities Project grant for "Unmasked: The Antilynching Exhibits of 1935."
Michelle Moyd received a CAHI Research Fellowship for her book project, "Soldiering for Empire: Race, Labor, and Recruitment of Black Troops in Africa and the United States, 1865-1920." She is also the recipient of a 2021 Building Bridges Award, which recognizes recipients for their work in promoting equality, diversity, inclusion, and respect. Moyd’s award cites her central role in creating the Bloomington Peoples Market and her work as Associate Director of the IU Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society.
John Nieto-Phillips, Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, is the recipient of a Bicentennial Medal.
Eric Robinson received an award from the Jack and Julia Wickes Fund for the Study of War and Society to support further enhancement and refinement of his custom-designed historical strategy game, “Cities on the Edge of War.”
Tatiana Saburova is a recipient of a Collaborative Research Award from IU’s Institute for Advanced Study.
Carl Weinberg received a $15,000 Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME) grant from the IU Office of the Vice Provost for Research. It will enable Cornell University Press to publish his book Red Dynamite: Creationism, Culture Wars, and Anticommunism in America (pub date: Oct. 2021) as a free, open-access download and a relatively low-cost paperback. The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning awarded Carl Weinberg a Summer Writing-Teaching Grant of $1500 to develop his “Work in Progress” writing tool on Canvas.