Grad Student Reyelts awarded IDRF

MSU History graduate student Tara Reyelts has received a prestigious Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) Program award, which is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Reyelts is one of seventy awardees selected from a total of 942 submitted applications from graduate students at 117 universities.  This year’s awardees represent… Continue Reading Grad Student Reyelts awarded IDRF

Ranked #1 among African History PhD Programs

gamSlider photo by Jackie Hawthorne Featured in: THE RICH HISTORY OF AFRICAN HISTORY AT MSU Walter Hawthorne, Chairperson, Department of History David Robinson, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus, History David Wiley, Professor Emeritus, Sociology and African Studies March 14, 2017 This week U.S. News & World… Continue Reading Ranked #1 among African History PhD Programs

History welcomes Hannah Professor

NOTED SCHOLAR OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY APPOINTED VISITING HANNAH DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR Darlene Clark Hine, a leading historian of the African-American experience who helped found the field of black women’s history, has been appointed Visiting Hannah Distinguished Professor for this academic year, the most prestigious faculty appointment… Continue Reading History welcomes Hannah Professor

3 Grad Students win Fulbright DDRA awards

For 2016-2017, three MSU History graduate students will be awarded Fulbright Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) awards. These prestigious fellowships provide opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to contribute… Continue Reading 3 Grad Students win Fulbright DDRA awards