SMU Ph.D. Graduate wins award at TSHA!

Dedman College News Originally Posted: March 5, 2021 The Texas State Historical Association named SMU PhD Graduate Joel Zapata (now assistant professor of history at Oregon State University) winner of the Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Latino History for his project titled, “From West Texas to the World: Chicana/o Activist Print Culture and Social Transformation." The Clements Center is proud to have supported his research. Congratulations, Joel!

By | 2021-03-05T09:38:46-08:00 March 5th, 2021|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Graduate News, History, SW Center|Comments Off on SMU Ph.D. Graduate wins award at TSHA!

Another award winning book from the Clements Center!

Dedman College News Originally Posted: March 4, 2021 Clements Center fellow Miguel Ángel González-Quiroga was awarded the Ramirez Family Award for Most Significant Scholarly Book from the Texas Institute of Letters for his book War and Peace on the Rio Grande Frontier, 1830-1880 (University of Oklahoma Press).  His book previously won both the Tejano Book Award from the Tejano Genealogy Society and the Coral Horton Tullis Memorial Prize from the Texas State Historical Association. https://www.oupress.com/books/15456265/war-and-peace-on-the-rio-grande-frontier-1830?fbclid=IwAR2MLmbT0kO6B7-2bWhWqF2OovagpyzSjfPM6_EUUEut4vbv9HS9UrDEOak

By | 2021-03-04T11:12:45-08:00 March 4th, 2021|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Graduate News, History, SW Center|Comments Off on Another award winning book from the Clements Center!

Congratulations to SMU alumnus Aaron Sanchez

Congratulations to Aaron Sanchez (SMU Ph.D. 2013) on the publication of his book _Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging since 1900_ (University of Oklahoma Press, 2021). The Clements Center is proud to have supported Aaron and his research.  https://www.oupress.com/books/16122730/homeland

By | 2021-01-26T08:21:55-08:00 January 26th, 2021|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Graduate News, SW Center|Comments Off on Congratulations to SMU alumnus Aaron Sanchez

Congratulations to SMU alumna Jenny Seman

Congratulations to Jenny Seman (SMU PhD, 2015) on the publication of her book, Borderlands Curanderos: The Worlds of Santa Teresa Urrea and Don Pedrito Jaramillo (University of Texas Press, 2021).  The Clements Center is proud to have supported Jenny and her research. https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/seman-borderlands-curanderos

By | 2021-01-25T09:30:27-08:00 January 25th, 2021|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Graduate News, SW Center|Comments Off on Congratulations to SMU alumna Jenny Seman

Dedman College students to participate in NSF conference on COVID-19 modelling

Dedman College News Originally Posted: January 22, 2021 Four Dedman College students will participate in the upcoming "NSF Student Conference on COVID-19 Modelling" January 28-29, 2021. According to the National Science Foundation (NSF) student conference website, the event “aims to highlight a broad range of interdisciplinary developments on understanding mechanisms behind COVID-19 dynamics.” Key session topics include COVID Data, Forecasting, and COVID Modelling: Mobility and Mitigation. The conference will showcase research from undergraduate and graduate students from universities across the country as well as senior research experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Yale University. SMU is well represented at the conference. Students participating in talks and poster presentations include: Jonathan Lindbloom, a mathematics major, will present a poster entitled: "Bayesian SIR [...]

By | 2021-01-22T06:54:40-08:00 January 22nd, 2021|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Graduate News, Mathematics, Statistical Science, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Dedman College students to participate in NSF conference on COVID-19 modelling

Call for Applications for DCII Graduate Student in Residence Program, Spring 2021

The Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute is pleased to announce a call for applications for the inaugural semester of the DCII Graduate Student in Residence (GSiR) Program. The purpose of the DCII GSiR Program is to support advanced Dedman College graduate students as they pursue research on topics of interdisciplinary interest and impact. The program is designed to give graduate students the dedicated space to develop their research agendas and the opportunity to engage with other students (and faculty) who share their interdisciplinary interests. GSiRs will be given access to a private office for Spring Semester 2021, within the DCII’s offices in the new Gerald J. Ford Hall for Research and Innovation (alongside the Data Science Institute, Center for Research Computing, AT&T Center for Virtualization, Visualization [...]

By | 2020-11-16T09:43:26-08:00 November 16th, 2020|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Graduate News|Comments Off on Call for Applications for DCII Graduate Student in Residence Program, Spring 2021

Book Talk with Robert Chase, a former Clements Center Research Fellow

LAWCHA Pandemic Book Talk Rob Chase was a Clements Center Research Fellow. This event is a discussion about the book he furthered during his fellowship year. LEARN MORE About the event: LAWCHA’s Pandemic Book Talks feature talks by LAWCHA members whose books launched in the midst of (or just before) the pandemic. Book talks will feature a presentation and discussion. Join us November 19 for Robert Chase, We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners Rights in Postwar America (University of North Carolina Press, 2020). At 7pm on November 19 Robert Chase, Associate Professor of History at Stony Brook University, will give a 30-minute talk on Zoom about his new book, We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners’ Rights in [...]

By | 2020-11-12T10:50:55-08:00 November 12th, 2020|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Graduate News, SW Center|Comments Off on Book Talk with Robert Chase, a former Clements Center Research Fellow

Dr. Dovalee Dorsett

Aug. 7, 1933 - Dec. 12, 2019 Dr. Dovalee Dorsett passed away December 12, 2019. After marriage and kids, she returned to school and obtained a PhD from SMU Statistics Department in 1982.  She was Director of the Statistical Consulting Center in the Department until 1986 and in 1987 moved on to teach at Baylor from 1987 to 2005.

By | 2020-10-19T10:30:10-07:00 September 1st, 2020|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Graduate News, Statistical Science|Comments Off on Dr. Dovalee Dorsett
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