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As the national conversation around former President Trump’s vice presidential pick intensifies, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) stands out as the only woman left on the reported shortlist. A pro-Israel, anti-abortion congresswoman…

Professor Dorin's first book, No Return: Jews, Christian Usurers, and the Spread of Mass Expulsion in Medieval Europe, has won the following prizes: 

Salo Baron Book Prize | American Academy for Jewish Research

The Baron Prize…

Awards Support Emerging Scholars Pursuing Pathbreaking Dissertation Research

The American Council of Learned Societies is proud to announce that Aliyah Dunn-Salahuddin has been awarded a 2024 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship…

Ruth J. Simmons — former president of Brown University, Prairie View A&M University, and Smith College — discussed her book Up Home: One Girl’s Journey with James Campbell, professor of history at Stanford. Campbell was on…

Completely uncontroversial statements about Donald J. Trump are vanishingly rare these days, but I think I can propose one: Trump isn’t exactly known for his powers of attention. During his four years as president, it was nearly impossible for…

The Association of American Publishers’ annual PROSE Awards recognize ‘significant contributions’ in scholarly publishing and the 2024 PROSE Award for Excellence in Social Sciences was awarded to Professor Gabrielle Hecht's newest book, …

Mejgan Massoumi ('21) was recently awarded the 2023 Dissertation Prize by the World History Association for her dissertation entitled "The Sounds of Kabul: Radio and the Politics of Popular Culture in Modern Afghanistan, 1960-79."

Professor Joel Cabrita's most recent book, Written Out: The Silencing of Regina Gelana Twala, was awarded the prize for best biography by the National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences.

Congratulations Professor Cabrita!

Professor Rachel Jean-Baptiste's most recent book, Multiracial Identities in Colonial French Africa: Race, Childhood, and Citizenship, was awarded the David H. Pinkney Prize by the Society for French Historical Studies; this award is given to the…

Dr. Londa Schiebinger is an international leader on the intersection of sex, gender, and science. In this interview with Cell, she discusses the Gendered Innovations project, the persistent STEM gender gap, the importance of considering sex- and…