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History: PhD Candidate Sarah Shropshire Wins COA Teaching Award

PhD candidate Sarah Shropshire is this year's recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award (Teaching Assistant) in the College of Arts. The Selection Committee was impressed by Sarah's dedication to her students, particularly her commitment to supporting students in improving their work and to designing assignments that help students thrive in Distance Education courses. 

Sarah says, "Of any of the awards that I've received, this one really does feel special. It's wonderful that we have teaching awards like this in place for instructors at all levels. Personally, I find it an excellent motivator to keep working at my teaching skills."

Congratulations from all of us on a richly deserved award, which will be presented on Monday October 26 at the Awards Reception in the Atrium of the Science Complex at 4:30pm.

PhD Candidate Sarah Shropshire Wins COA Teaching Award

PhD candidate Sarah Shropshire is this year's recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award (Teaching Assistant) in the College of Arts. The Selection Committee was impressed by Sarah's dedication to her students, particularly her commitment to supporting students in improving their work and to designing assignments that help students thrive in Distance Education courses. 

Sarah says, "Of any of the awards that I've received, this one really does feel special. It's wonderful that we have teaching awards like this in place for instructors at all levels. Personally, I find it an excellent motivator to keep working at my teaching skills."

Congratulations from all of us on a richly deserved award, which will be presented on Monday October 26 at the Awards Reception in the Atrium of the Science Complex at 4:30pm.

Our Fall Newsletter is Here!

History Dept News Fall 2105

 

 

 

Thanks once again to Dr. Femi Kolapo for the latest Department of History Newsletter.

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History: Jesse Palsetia's New Book is Here!

 

 

Jesse Palsetia has just published a new monograph with Oxford University Press, Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire. The book is the first academic study of important philanthropist, merchant, and facilitator of the opium trade, Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy. Through a blend of biographical study and history of commerce in colonial India, the book provides a lucid account of the growth and evolution of the business community in colonial Bombay.

Jesse Palsetia's New Book is Here!

 

 

Jesse Palsetia has just published a new monograph with Oxford University Press, Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire. The book is the first academic study of important philanthropist, merchant, and facilitator of the opium trade, Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy. Through a blend of biographical study and history of commerce in colonial India, the book provides a lucid account of the growth and evolution of the business community in colonial Bombay.

History: Alan McDougall's new podcast: Stasi football & the Cold War

Alan McDougallBerliner FC Dynamo was the football team of the East German secret police, the dreaded Stasi. Alan McDougall discusses how BFC Dynamo was able to dominate East German football in part through questionable referee calls and the controversy this created among football fans.

Listen to the podcast at the Wilson Center Digital Archive

See footage of the infamous penalty in the Lok Leipzig/BFC Dynamo match in March 1986.

Alan McDougall's new podcast: Stasi football & the Cold War

Alan McDougallBerliner FC Dynamo was the football team of the East German secret police, the dreaded Stasi. Alan McDougall discusses how BFC Dynamo was able to dominate East German football in part through questionable referee calls and the controversy this created among football fans.

Listen to the podcast at the Wilson Center Digital Archive

See footage of the infamous penalty in the Lok Leipzig/BFC Dynamo match in March 1986.

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