Content Tagged with: Department of History

History professor wins Emory Elliott award for book on Native women

Historian Alejandra Dubcovsky is the winner of the 2023 Emory Elliott Book Award for outstanding publications authored by faculty members in UC Riverside’s College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, or CHASS. Dubcovsky, a professor of history, was honored for her second book, “Talking Back: Native Women and the Making of the Early South,”...

By Imran Ghori |

History professor wins fellowship

Jorge Leal, an assistant professor of history, has been awarded a Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Institute for Citizens & Scholars. Leal is one of 20 new fellows for the 2023-24 academic year announced July 13. The fellowship, funded by the Mellon Foundation and administered by the institute, seeks to increase the presence of...

By Imran Ghori |

History professor wins prestigious Rosenberg Prize

Georg Michels, a UC Riverside professor of history, has won the 2021 Hans Rosenberg Prize awarded by the Central European History Society, or CEHS. The prize was announced at the American Historical Association, or AHA, Annual Convention on Jan. 7, 2023, in Philadelphia. The prize is for Michels’ 2021 book “The Habsburg Empire Under Siege: Ottoman...

By J.D. Warren |

Fulbright awards will fund students’ research in Vietnam and Chile

Two UC Riverside doctoral students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright Hays fellowships that will fund their research abroad. Sean Keenan, a fourth-year doctoral candidate in history, and Hannah Snavely, a fifth-year doctoral candidate in ethnomusicology, were notified Sept. 23 that they were awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Abroad...

By Imran Ghori |

Four UCR faculty become elite Fulbright scholars

Highlanders head to New Zealand, Argentina, Turkey and Germany

By Jules Bernstein |

Historian discusses pre-Christian religion in ancient Rome

Michele Salzman discusses forms of worship in ancient Rome on podcast

By Holly Ober |

Historian’s book added to ‘Escape the News Reading List’

Clifford Trafzer released “Fighting Invisible Enemies: Health and Medical Transitions Among Southern California Indians” in May 2019

By Tess Eyrich |

How UCR instructors are handling the shift to online instruction

UC Riverside’s faculty members have had to make a swift transition to online teaching over the last few weeks. As they make the adjustment, several have offered advice and resources for their colleagues on how to navigate this new world. In the video below, a few faculty members describe the challenges they’ve faced. In response to the COVID-19...

By University Communications |

History professor emeritus receives Latino Spirit Award

The award to UCR’s Carlos Cortés comes from the California Latino Legislative Caucus

By Tess Eyrich |

Clifford Trafzer honored with American Indian Lifetime Achievement Award

Clifford Trafzer, a distinguished professor in UCR’s history department, is the recipient of the Western History Association’s 2018 American Indian Lifetime Achievement Award

By Tess Eyrich |