Faculty News

Prof. Emeritus John Thompson Writes Op-Ed

Celebrating 150 Years of Mostly Being Nice

Read op-ed here.

International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Professor Jocelyn Olcott's new book, "International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History" has been published by Oxford University Press.


Prof. Jocelyn Olcott's New Book Featured in Podcast and Radio Broadcasts

Prof. Olcott discussed her new book, "International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History" with Scott Kent Jones on "Give & Take".

On June 19, 2017 she was on the...

Democracy in Chains

Professor Nancy MacLean's new book, "Democracy in Chains, The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America" has been published by Penguin Random House.

Publisher's webiste:...

Prof. Adriane Lentz-Smith Featured on C-SPAN3

Prof. Lentz-Smith was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting.  View her discussion about African American involvement in World War I https://www.c-span.org/video/?425541-5/african...

Reeve Huston Writes Op-Ed in The Hill

Huston writes, "It's no accident President Trump keeps invoking our nation's 7th president," published May 5, 2017.

You may read the article here...

Remembering Ronald Witt

A memorial service was held for Professor Emeritus Ronald Witt on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Read more here https://today.duke.edu/2017/05/remembering-ronald-witt-scholar-larger-life

Photo: Mary Ann...
Prof. Bill Reddy

Prof. William Reddy's Retirement Reception

On Monday, April 10, 2017, colleagues gathered to celebrate Prof. William Reddy's upcoming retirement after 40 years of service at Duke.

Margaret Humphreys receives residency at Shanghai University

During its annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) announced that Margaret Humphreys, Duke University, has been selected to receive the 2017 residency at Shanghai University on American Social History of Medicine. The residency was...