University at Buffalo Department of History

GRADUATE STUDENT PRESENTATIONS, PUBLICATIONS, HONORS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
2013-2014

Paul Zwirecki

Zwirecki was awarded a UB Humanities Institute Fellowship to support his work on his dissertation in progress: “Fighting ‘A Spirit of Fanaticism’: Anti-Revivalism in Antebellum America”

 

GRADUATE STUDENT PRESENTATIONS, PUBLICATIONS, HONORS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
2012-2013

Ling Ma

Ma was awarded a fellowship to participate in the second annual workshop on "Chinese Cities in Comparative Perspective" organized by the Si-mian Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at Shanghai's East China Normal University.

Ma was awarded a Gender Institute Fellowship.

John Marsland

John Marsland, a first year PhD student, was awarded a DAAD University Summer Course Scholarship.

W. Jake Newsome

Newsome won a place in German Historical Institute's annual Archival Summer Seminar in Germany. This is a nationally competitive, two-week program for advanced graduate students in German historical studies.

Steve Peraza

Peraza was awarded a Humanities Institute Advanced PhD Fellowship for 2012-2013.

Peraza was awarded a CAS Dissertation Fellowship.
       Betsy Plumb

Doctoral candidate Betsy Plumb was named UB's first Public Humanities PhD Fellow given by the NY Council for the Humanities.

William Pritchard

Pritchard was awarded a Humanities Institute Advanced PhD Fellowship for 2012-2013.

Pritchard was awarded a Research Fellowship from the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University.

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENT PRESENTATIONS, PUBLICATIONS, HONORS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
2011-2012

Michel Durfee

Paper Presentation: "The Devil and Len Bias: TV News and the Cultural Mechanics of the 1986 Crack Panic."  The Alcohol and Drugs History Society's 6th International History Conference on Alcohol and Drug at SUNY Buffalo, June 2011.

Paper Presentation: "'Get that Garbage off the Streets': Black-lash and the Origins of Crack Era Reform."  The Journal of Policy History and the Institute for Political History's Seventh Biennial Conference on Policy History in Richmond, VA, June 2012
Appointed contributing editor to Points: The Blog of the Alcohol and Drug History Society

Jeffrey Kohler

Kohler was awarded a Kennedy Research Grant from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.

Ling Ma

Ma was awarded a travel grant from the D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science in East Asia.

Richard Mikulski

Received John Naylor Research Fellowship and the Milton Plesur Dissertation Research Grant

Jennifer Nickeson

Awarded a Lynn E. May Study Grant from the Southern Baptist Library and Archives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Paper Presentation: "Mothering Appalachia: Women's Experiences of Motherhood" at the Appalachian Studies Conference in March 2012.

W. Jake Newsome

Awarded a Anne Reilly Tirone Research Fellowship from UB

Article Published: "The Submerged Tenth: American Eugenics & German Racial Hygiene in the Early 20th Century,” OMNINO: Undergraduate Research Journal of Valdosta State University, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010-2011): 143-167.

Violetta Ravagnoli

Paper presentation: “Reciprocal Developments of Identity. Chinese and the "Other" in Italy.” The New York Conference of Asian Studies 2011 at SUNY Buffalo, NY.

Paper presentation: "Italian media reports about Chinese migrants in Italy from the 1980s until today framed within the history of Chinese immigration to Italy since the 1920s." The Social Science History Association 36th meeting in Boston, MA.

Awarded the 2011 Tilly Travel Award by the Charles and Louise Tilly Fund for Social Science History.

Admitted to the Summer Dissertation Workshop organized by the World History Center at the University of Pittsburgh, June 12 - 26, Pittsburgh, PA

Received UB Graduate School’s Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012.

Kevin Ryan

Awarded a Cushwa Center Research Travel Grant to work at the University of Notre Dame archives.

 

GRADUATE STUDENT PRESENTATIONS, PUBLICATIONS, HONORS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
2010-2011

Morgan Denton

Denton was awarded a UB Humanities Institute Summer Research Grant in support of her dissertation, “Prostitution in Twentieth-Century Ireland.”

Tina Kibbe

Kibbe was awarded a UB Humanities Institute Summer Research Grant in support of her dissertation, “In Fitness and in Health: Eugenics, Public Health, and Marriage in the U. S.”

Mark Lempke
Lempke's review of Through the History of the Cold War: The Correspondence of George F. Kennan and John Lukacs, edited by John Lukacs (University of Pennsylvania Press) will appear in Fides et Historia 's summer/fall 2011 issue (vol 43 no 2).
Richard Mikulski

Mikulski presented a paper at the Sixth Galway Conference on Colonialism held at the National University of Ireland, Galway 24th-26th June 2010. The paper was titled "'My Brother Professors': The Influence of American Higher Education on the University of London, 1818-1842"

Jennifer Nickeson

Nickeson was awarded a UB Humanities Institute Summer Research Grant in support of her dissertation, “Transforming Appalachia: Motherhood and Reform in the Mountains, 1900—1940.”

Nickeson was awarded a fellowship from the Filson Historical Society in Louisville, KY.

Nickeson was awarded a fellowship from the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort, KY.

Dean Pavlakis

Pavlakis Presented a paper at the North East Conference on British Studies
(http://www.necbs.org)held at the University of Vermont, Burlington VT, 24-24
September 2010, entitled "Imperial Visions of the Congo Reformers."

Steve Peraza

Peraza was awarded a UB Humanities Institute Summer Research Grant in support of his dissertation, “Suing the Master: Litigation as Slave Resistance.”

William Pritchard

Pritchard was awarded a UB Humanities Institute Summer Research Grant in support of his dissertation, “From Proclamation to Plessy: Conflict, Class, and Community in Post-Emancipation New Orleans.”

Violetta Ravagnoli

Book Review: The Birth of a Republic: Francis Stafford’s photographs of China’s 1911 Revolution and Beyond by Hanchao Lu published in The Chinese Historical Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, Fall 2010.

Paper presentation: “Images of Overseas Chinese in Italy from the 1920s to the Present,” presented at the New York Conference of Asian Studies 2010 at SUNY Brockport, NY.

Published: “The Chinese View of World Order: The concept of Tianxia (All-Under-Heaven),” Fudan Journal of China Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, June 2010.
Ilaria Scaglia

Paper presentation: "An Open Invitation to Chiang Kai-shek, Courtesy of Europe" at the 2010 Conference on Asian Studies in Brockport, New York.

 

 

 

 

 

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