Recent Faculty Awards & Achievements
Professor Margaret Jacob and Teofilo Ruiz have been elected to the class of 2013 of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Professor Mary Yeager was elected President of the Business History Association of the United States, roughly 400 members strong. She will be responsible for the Program at the 2015 Meeting of the Business History Conference in Miami. This is a joint event with European Business History Association, also 400 members strong, whose President is Ray Stokes of Glasgow, Scotland. Congratulations, Mary!
Congratulations to Richard Von Glahn, who was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Congratulations to Nile Green, who was awarded the Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Book Prize from the Association for Asian Studies for his work Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915.
Congratulations to Lynn Hunt, who was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award by the UCLA Academic Senate.
Congratulations to Ivan Berend, who was named an Honorary Member of the Association des Amis de la Fondation Maison des Scences de Homme
Congratulations to Sanjay Subrahmanyam, who was awarded the 2012 Infosys Science Foundation Prize in the Humanities.
Congratulations to Sarah Stein, who has won the Walker D. Love Article Prize Committee of the North American Conference on British Studies for her article, “Protected Persons? The Baghdadi Jewish Diaspora, the British State, and the Persistence of Empire.”
Congratulations to Carla Pestana, who has been selected as the inaugural Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World.
Congratulations to Teo Ruiz, who has been named the first incumbent of the Peter Reil Term Chair in European History.
Congratulations to Kevin Terraciano, who has been selected to be this year's winner of the UCLA Gold Shield Faculty Prize.
Congratulations to Jan Reiff, who has been elected to serve in 2012/13 as Vice Chair/Chair Elect of the Academic Senate. Jan will serve in the important position of Chair of the Academic Senate in 2013/14.
Congratulations to Scot Brown, who is the recipient of the UCLA Academic Achievement Program Faculty Recognition Award.
Congratulations to Joan Waugh, who has been named the Stephen and Janet Rogers Distinguished Fellow in 19th Century American History at the Huntington Library in 2013-2014.
Congratulations to Sarah Stein, who has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research.
Congratulations to Richard Hovannisian, who garnered two prestigious awards; the President's Medal of Distinction by Cal State Fresno on March 11, 2012, and on the same day, the City of Fresno declared "Richard Hovannisian Day." Meanwhile, Professor Hovannisian was also awarded the Friedrich Nansen Gold Medal by the Institute of Genocide Studies in Yerevan, Armenia.
Congratulations to Teo Ruiz, who was awarded the National Humanities Medal at the White House by President Obama on February 13, 2012.