Graduate News

History PhD student, Travis Knoll wins scholarship

Third-year History student Travis Knoll has won a Religions and Public Life Graduate Scholarship, $1500, for international research this year. He will also participate in an interdisciplinary monthly ...

Gray F. Kidd Awarded Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

Gray F. Kidd was awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship for his project “Retreat from the Big House? Sociability, Race, & the Politics of ‘Culture’ in Recife, 1958-1987.”

His dissertation deals with the evolving dynamics of interclass and...

Ashley Young "Serving Up Food History at the Smithsonian"

History PhD Candidate, Ashley Young, writes blog, "Serving Up Food History at the Smithsonian" about her internship this past summer.  The internship was sponsored by the Versatile...

Eladio Bobadilla writes op-ed on DACA

History PhD student, Eladio Bobadilla's op-ed titled "Don't end DACA, pass comprehensive reform" was published in the Herald Sun.


Ashley Young Hosts "Cooking up History" at the Museum of American History

In celebration of Julia Child's 105th birthday, the Museum of American History held a cooking demonstration called "Cooking Up History."  Duke History PhD student, Ashley Young, hosted the program with guest chef, Lynne Just.  Two news stations attended the celebration: CNN and a Chinese station...

Duke Forward Spotlight: Ashley Rose Young G'17

Duke Libraries created a video profile about Ashley Young's dissertation research and her internship at the Rubenstein Library.

You can view the video here...

Ashton Merck's Blog Post "When to Do Collaborative Research? Early—and Often"

Graduate student, Ashton Merck writes blog post, "When to Do Collaborative Research? Early—and Often".

You can read the post here.

Max Krochmal Wins Award

Former graduate student, Max Krochmal, now a faculty member at Texas Christian University, was awarded the Frederick Jackson Turner award for the best first book by an American historian at the OAH meeting in New Orleans last week-end. Max's book, Blue Texas:The Making of a...

Tricia Ross Publishes Article, "History and the Age of Alternative Fact"

Graduate student, Tricia Ross, has article "History and the Age of Alternative Fact" published on Thrive Global.  

You can read the article here