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Paul Mapp publishes The Elusive West

Associate Professor of History Paul Mapp has published The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763.

Kitamura Publishes Screening Enlightenment

Associate Professor Hiroshi Kitamura has published Screening Enlightenment: Hollywood and the Cultural Reconstruction of Defeated Japan

Shadow Tribe
Fisher Publishes Shadow Tribe

Associate Professor Andy Fisher has published Shadow Tribe: The Making of Columbia River Indian Identity

Gift to W&M honors renowned Jamestown archaeologist

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.

Benes Wins 2010 Alumni Fellowship Award

Associate Professor Kveta (Tuska) Benes has been awarded a 2010 Alumni Fellowship Award in recognition of her teaching excellence.

Lane Publishes Colour of Paradise

Professor Kris Lane has published Colour of Paradise: The Emerald in the Age of Gunpowder Empires with Yale University Press

Homza Receives 2010 Plumeri Award

Professor LuAnn Homza has been named a winner of a 2010 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.

Brett Rushforth
Rushforth Wins ACLS Fellowship

Assistant Professor Brett Rushforth has been awarded an ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship for 2011.

Abdul-Karim Rafeq Becomes Honorary Fellow of MESA

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

Canning in China

Associate Professor Craig Canning leads sixteen educators from across the USA to China as part of the 2009 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program.

Fisher Gets Sick

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.

2007 sees three new books by W&M PhDs

Paul Moyer's book, Wild Yankees: The Struggle for Independence Along Pennsylvania's Revolutionary Frontier came out from Cornell University Press.

Justin Pariseau awarded Cuffe Fellowship

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 awarded Kluge Fellowship

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.

Steel Drivin' Man wins four prizes

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.

Steel Drivin' Man wins Merle Curti Prize

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.

Daileader gambles on "Dark Ages"

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.

Hoffman Receives Editing Award for Dear Papa, Dear Charley

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.