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Recent Faculty Awards & Achievements


Congratulations to Amir Alexander whose recent book, Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World has been selected as a finalist for the Phi Beta Kappa Science Award. The winner of the prize will be announced on October 1, 2015.



Congratulations to Peter Loewenberg who has been elected to the Board of the International Psychoanalytic Association as a North American Board Representative.



Congratulations to Soraya de Chadarevian who has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for her project "Heredity under the Microscope: A History of Human Chromosomes." This two-year grant of nearly $300,000 will provide Soraya with a 50% teaching release, and travel and research funds to complete research and write a book on this topic. (Read more...)



Congratulations to Debora Silverman who has been awarded the 2015-2016 Fellowship at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers in the New York Public Library. Silverman also received (and declined) fellowships for 2015-2016 from the National Humanities Center and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.



Congratulations to Peter Loewenberg who has been conferred the "Champion for Psychoanalysis Worldwide" Award by the New Center for Psychoanalysis.



Congratulations to Kelly Lytle Hernandez who has won the Louis Knott Koontz Memorial Award.



Congratulations to Sarah Stein and Brenda Stevenson who have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for 2015.



Congratulations to Carla Pestana, who has been awarded the Robert C. Ritchie Distinguished Fellowship from the Huntington Library.



Congratulations to Brenda Stevenson who has been awarded The Berlin Prize, American Academy in Berlin; the National Humanities Center; and the Stanford Center for Advanced Studies and Behavioral Sciences.



Congratulations to Robin Derby, who has been elected to the Executive Council of the Latin American Studies Association for a two-year term.



Congratulations to Ben Madley, on publishing an article in the latest American Historical Review.



Congratulations to Richard Hovannisian, who was elected as a member of the Accademia Ambrosiana Milano.



Congratulations to Robin Derby, who was inducted to the Academy of History of the Dominican Republic as a foreign corresponding member.



Congratulations to Brenda E. Stevenson, who was awarded the 2014 James A. Rawley Prize from the Organization of American Historians.  More info...



Congratulations to Robin Kelley, who was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2014-2015.



Congratulations to Saul Friedlander, who was awarded 2014 Dan David Prize in the field "History and Memory".



Congratulations to Andrea Goldman, who was awarded the Joseph Levenson Pre-1900 Book Prize for 2014 by the China and Inner Asia Council of the Association of Asian Studies for her book Opera and the City: The Politics of Culture in Beijing 1770-1900 (Stanford University Press).



Congratulations to Peter Loewenberg, who was unanimously elected an Honorary Member of the Deutschen Psychoanalytischen Vereinigung (German Psychoanalytic Association) in recognition of his scientific and clinical contributions to national and international psychoanalysis.