Phil Daileader has been named University Professor for Teaching Excellence.
Melvin Patrick Ely's Israel on the Appomattox received the Literary Award for nonfiction from the Library of Virginia.
The 2005 James B. Castles Fellowship in Columbia River Basin History has been awarded to Andrew H. Fisher, Assistant Professor of history at the College of William and Mary.
Chitralekha Zutshi has been awarded the 2005-06 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for her book project entitled Consuming India, Adorning Empire: A Socio-Cultural History of the Kashmiri Shawl.
Laurie Koloski has been selected for the Alumni Fellowship Award for 2005.
Melvin Patrick Ely, professor of history and black studies at the College of William and Mary, has been awarded the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History for his book "Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War," thus becoming the second faculty member to win the award while at the college.
Kris Lane has recently received notice that he has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for next fall, 2005.
Ron Schechter was presented with the Leo Gershoy Award at the American Historical Association's 2005 General Meeting.
When the university faculties of the nation were getting bludgeoned in the press, in Congress and in America's think tanks during the mid-1990s, William and Mary's Kenan Professor of Humanities James Axtell responded.
It was a drab day last November when I first was introduced to Landon Carter.
To hear associate history professor Ronald Schechter struggle with the question perplexing all post-Enlightenment generations is refreshing.
James L. Axtell, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Humanities in the William and Mary department of history, was named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on April 30.
In recognition of the Lyon Gardiner Tyler legacy - and a family legacy to the College of William and Mary that spans three centuries - a new garden was dedicated at the college April 30, 2004.
Ron Schechter's book Obstinate Hebrews: Representations of Jews in France, 1715-1815, has been awarded the David Pinkney prize for 2003.
On the surface, there are few similarities between Richard A. Williamson and Kris E. Lane.
Professor of History Emeritus Thad Tate celebrates the life of his friend, former roommate and fellow scholar of early American history
Ronald Hoffman, director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and professor of history, has received the 2001 Frank L. and Harriet C. Owsley Award for his book Princes of Ireland, Planters of Maryland, written in collaboration with Sally Mason.
Joseph J. Ellis, a member of William and Mary's Class of 1965, has been awarded the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book Founding Brothers, a study of the men who led the American Revolution.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Ruffin Tyler have committed $5 million to establish an endowment for the College's Department of History in memory of his father, Lyon Gardiner Tyler--17th president of William and Mary and son of John Tyler, the 10th United States president.