Congratulations to History PhD Candidate Ashton Reynolds for winning a $1,500 research award from the State Historical Society of Iowa. This will result in publication in their journal, “The Annals of Iowa,” of a piece that will look at Iowa as the nexus of intra-Mormon competition and cooperation.
Congratulations to History Ph.D. student Laura Narvaez for being awarded a 2022 Maguire Public Service Fellowship by the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility.
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Christopher Walton for receiving a Military Historical Society of Massachusetts Fellowship from the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Congratulations to recent History PhD graduate Patrick Troester for securing a 1-year renewable full-time lecturer position at Clemson University!
Congratulations to History Ph.D. alumnus Aaron Sanchez! His book Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging since 1900 was awarded the 2022 NACCS (National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies) Tejas Foco Non-fiction Book Award for best book in Tejana/o studies in the nation.
Diversity in Action Magazine Originally Posted: May/June 2021 issue
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Texas Monthly Originally Posted: March 2019 Roberto José Andrade Franco, a History PhD candidate at SMU When I think of la frontera—the El Paso–Juárez borderlands—the first thing that comes to mind is the oppressive heat and dust, and our attempts to defy them. When I was growing up, those suffocating summers during which months pass without […]
New York Times Originally Posted: July 18, 2018 Dr. Catrina Whitley, Gwen Bakke, and Abigail Fisher are working on a historic African American cemetery in Houston. Dr. Whitley is a Dedman College alumna and a former adjunct lecturer in the Department of Anthropology. Gwen Bakke and Abigail Fisher are SMU anthropology Ph.D. students. Below is an […]
Inverse Originally Posted: August 22, 2016 Molecular biology Ph.D. candidate Lauren Ammerman has looked into and Jurassic megafauna would be a megaproblem. The Jurassic Park franchise, like the dinosaurs it reanimates, won’t be ignored. Michael Crichton’s masterpiece makes a lot of cameos in academic papers. Still, it’s rarely the focus of true inquiry. It is, after all, […]