New Book by Nandini Bhattacharya
Dr. Bhattacharya's new book Disparate Remedies traces the history of medicine in colonial India from 1870 to 1960, focusing on the rise of medical consumerism and the conflict between Western and Indigenous medical systems.
New Book Featured on NPR
Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship
Prof. Natalia Milanesio has been awarded the prestigious Leverhulme Visiting Professorship at the University College London's Institute of the Americas. She is one of only thirteen scholars in the humanities from all over the world to receive it in 2022.
2023 Frantz Fanon Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Gerald Horne received a prestigeous award from the Caribbean Philosophical Association.
Read more about the many accomplishments of our faculty and students during Fall 2021 through Summer 2022.
Winner of BSHS Pickstone Prize 2022
Dr. Pratik Chakrabarti, NEH Cullen Chair in History and Medicine, received the 2022 Pickstone Prize for the best scholarly book in the history of science in English by the British Society for the History of Science. See the award announcement.
Prestigeous Graduate Awards
PhD Candidate Caitlyn Jones received the American Dissertation Fellowship from the American Association of University Women) and the Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert Teeter from the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library.
Career Enhacement Fellow
Dr. Tshepo Masango Chéry is a 2022 Career Enhancement Fellow at the Institute for Citizens and Scholars! The Career Enhancement Fellowship seeks to increase the presence of underrepresented junior and other faculty members in the humanities, social sciences, and arts by creating career development opportunities for selected Fellows with promising research projects.
CLASS Fellowship for Research Excellence and Diversity
PhD Candidate, Allison Sáenz, is awarded a 2022 CLASS Summer Fellowship for Research Excellence and Diversity. Sáenz will continue work on her dissertation titled, "Being a U.S. Central American: Migration, Culture, and Ethnicity in Houston Post-1965."