Associate Professor of History Paul Mapp has published The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763.
Betsy Konefal has published her first book, For Every Indio Who Falls: A History of Maya Activism in Guatemala, 1960-1990
The historical profession honors Professor Abdul-Karim Rafeq with a massive Festschrift.
Associate Professor Hiroshi Kitamura has published Screening Enlightenment: Hollywood and the Cultural Reconstruction of Defeated Japan
Associate Professor Andy Fisher has published Shadow Tribe: The Making of Columbia River Indian Identity
The first issue of the the James Blair Historical Review, an undergraduate History journal, has been published
A $250,000 gift from Williamsburg residents Margaret Nelson Fowler and Roy Hock will endow a new graduate fellowship honoring renowned Jamestown archaeologist William Kelso.
Associate Professor Kveta (Tuska) Benes has been awarded a 2010 Alumni Fellowship Award in recognition of her teaching excellence.
Professor Kris Lane has published Colour of Paradise: The Emerald in the Age of Gunpowder Empires with Yale University Press
Professor LuAnn Homza has been named a winner of a 2010 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Associate Professor Paul Mapp has won the 2010 Phi Beta Kappa Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Assistant Professor Brett Rushforth has been awarded an ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship for 2011.
Leisa Meyer, Class of 1964 Distinguished Associate Professor in History and American Studies, has been awarded an inaugural Arts & Sciences Award for Faculty Governance
The Middle East Studies Association of North America named Professor Abdul-Karim Rafeq, William and Annie Bickers Professor of Arab Middle Eastern Studies, an Honorary Fellow
Associate Professor Craig Canning leads sixteen educators from across the USA to China as part of the 2009 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program.
Assistant Professor Andrew Fisher's soon-to-be-published first book, Shadow Tribe: The Making of Columbia River Indian Identity, has been selected for inclusion in the Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book Series.
Professor Scott Nelson has been awarded a year-long residential fellowship at the Newberry Library in Chicago for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Professor Kris Lane was awarded a 2009 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Professor Kveta Benes has published her first book.
Professor LuAnn Homza accompanied three undergraduate students to Spain, where she introduced them to archival research.
William and Mary graduate alumnus Andrew Schocket (2001) has won the 2008 Ohio Academy of History Publication Award for his book Founding Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia (NIU Press, 2007).
John Weber was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship for the 2008-2009 term.
Few historians get to write about windsurfing and barleywine ale.
Charles McGovern's new book, Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945, was a finalist for the 2007 Virginia award for Non-Fiction.
Sean Patrick Harvey received a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for academic year 2008/2009.
Cindy Hahamovitch has been appointed a Fulbright Fellow by the Irish Fulbright Commission.
The Organization of American Historians has selected a recent article by Beth English (Ph.D. '03) for inclusion in the organization's Best American History Essays of 2008.
Paul Moyer's book, Wild Yankees: The Struggle for Independence Along Pennsylvania's Revolutionary Frontier came out from Cornell University Press.
Graduate student Justin Pariseau has been awarded a 2007 Paul Cuffe Memorial Fellowship through Mystic Seaport's Munson Institute of American Maritime Studies.
Chitralekha Zutshi has been awarded a six-month Kluge Fellowship from the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress for 2008 and will be in residence there during spring semester of next year.
Melvin Ely has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship.
Scott Reynolds Nelson's Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend has won three national awards and one statewide award.
Beth English's A Common Thread: Labor, Politics, and Capital Mobility in the Textile Industry "weaves together the histories of labor, politics, and industrial development in a way that is both compelling and insightful."
Scott Reynolds Nelson's Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend won the 2007 Merle Curti Prize from the Organization of American Historians for the best book in U.S. social and cultural history.
Award-winning filmmaker and journalist David Taylor (BA '76) has long been fascinated by the U.S. Presidency in the 20th century.
As he weighed the fallout from his recent appearance on the highly publicized History Channel special, "Dark Ages: 600 Years of Degenerate, Godless, Inhuman Behavior," Philip Daileader, professor of history and the University Professor for Teaching Excellence at the College, counted the pros and cons.
Jim Piecuch's The Battle of Camden chronicles the 1780 battle between patriot and British forces in Camden, South Carolina.
Ron Schechter has been offered a fellowship for 2007-08 at the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, at Princeton University.
Susan Kern (Ph.D. 2005) has won the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture "Richard L. Morton Award."
Three faculty members at the College of William and Mary have received the Commonwealth of Virginia's highest honor for professors of the colleges and universities in the state.
The extensive collection of correspondence between Charles Carroll of Carrollton (Charley), the only Roman Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his father, Charles Carroll of Annapolis (Papa), contains a thousand mysteries.
Congratulations to Professor Melvin Patrick Ely.
Congratulations to Paul Mapp.