Professor Joe Rodriguez and the students in his Sports & Society seminar (HIST 600) paid a visit to Engelmann Stadium on November 2 to watch the Panthers notch a resounding 5-0 victory over Robert Morris University in the semifinals of… Read more
The Graduate School Open House was a great success thanks to MA students Tyler Jones and Colleen Fischer. Tyler and Colleen ran the booth during much of the event, and everything went off without a hitch. Thanks to all who… Read more
Congratulations to Professor Carolyn Eichner, whose research on the Paris Commune of 1871 was featured on NPR’s Academic Minute in July 2023. In the program, which aired on more than 70 radio stations across North America, Professor Eichner offered a… Read more
Congratulations to Professor Rachel Buff, whose research on US immigration policy and public discourse was featured on the podcast Citations Needed in July 2023. An extended interview with Professor Buff can be heard here.
Congratulations to Professor Nigel Rothfels, whose animated Ted-Ed talk has been viewed more than 180,000 times since it was posted in late April 2023. In a joint collaboration with director Anna Brenner, the video provides a history of efforts to… Read more
Congratulations to Associate Professor Christine Evans, who was honored in October for winning the Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award. The award is one of UWM’s top honors, with just four professors university-wide earning the distinction for 2022. The awards committee cited… Read more
Congratulations to History PhD student Nick Miller, whose book review essay covering several recent studies of animals, exploration, and empire building appeared in the latest issue of Terrae Incognitae. The full article can be found in the PDF below.
Congratulations to History alumni (PhD 2019) Krista Grensavitch, whose article on WAR Dolls—a sexual-abuse prevention program developed in Milwaukee in the early 1980s—was published in the American Historical Association’s Perspective on History. Grensavitch is a senior lecturer in UWM’s Department… Read more
WUWM 89.7 FM recently featured Professor Joseph Rodriguez in a report about the history of the terms used by people of Latin American ancestry to describe their ethnic identity. The interview can be found at WUWM’s site.
Congratulations to History MA student Marissa Gavin, whose article detailing the ongoing struggle to prohibit the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope, an advanced space observatory, on the sacred site of Mauna Kea mountain on the island of Hawai’i was published this summer by the History News Network.