- Idun Hauge (BA in History 2016, with minors in political science, international studies, and NELC), who wrote her honors thesis with Kaya Sahin, received full scholarships from the history PHD programs at Georgetown, Michigan, and Rice. In Fall 2017, Ms. Hauge will start her history PhD at Georgetown.
- Graduate student Stephanie Huezo has been awarded an IU Graduate and Professional Student Government Award and the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity Graduate Student Research Award.
- Sarah Knott has been awarded a Primary Source Immersion Program grant to draw on archives at the Kinsey Institute and Wylie House for her new Fall lecture course on the History of Birth.
- Lara Kriegel is the recipient of a Trustees' Teaching Award given by the Department of English.
- Graduate student Szabolcs Laszlo received the REEI / Mellon Endowment Pre-Dissertation Fellowship for the summer of 2018, for research in Budapest. This weekend he will participate in the 2017 Midwest Slavic Conference, organized by the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at Ohio State University, presenting a paper entitled: "Conceptual Entanglements and Virtual Meetings: Global Anarchism and Local Nationalism in Late Socialism."
- Undergraduate History major Claire Repsholdt received a Kate Hevner Mueller Award for leadership and service to Indiana University.
- Graduate student Daniel Story is the recipient of a Friends of Princeton University Library Research Grant.
- Alex Tipei (PhD 2016) is the recipient of a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Hellenic Studies at Princeton University for 2017-18.
Position Open: Editorial Assistant (Major Fields: History of Germany, Russia or Eastern Europe)
The American Historical Review is seeking a graduate student in the IU History Department or a related department to serve as one of seven Editorial Assistants. This is a half-time position (20 hours/week F.T.E.). The successful candidate will be expected to make at least a two-year commitment. Training starts mid-June 2017 (actual start date July 1, 2017). We seek a specialist in German, Eastern European, or Russian history; some knowledge of Jewish history is also desirable. An Editorial Assistant assesses and processes books for review; assists in the selection of reviewers; fact-checks, edits, and proofreads copy for the review sections; proofreads articles; and creates and updates records in a computer database.
Applicants should have completed, or be on the verge of completing, their requirements for the M.A. degree and have general knowledge appropriate to the fields the assistantship covers. Reading knowledge of German is essential and some Russian is desirable. Current compensation is about $1,736 per month; the job covers twelve months, with a fee scholarship for students with fewer than 90 hours. The position is renewable annually for up to three years, with the possibility of an additional year's extension to be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Deadline for applications is Friday, April 14, 2017. For more information, contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send a letter of application, a vita, and two letters of recommendation to:Prof. Robert A. Schneider, Editor American Historical Review Indiana University 914 Atwater Avenue Bloomington, IN 47405 (812) 855-7609