Graduate News

Corinna Zeltsman wins prize for her dissertation

The Latin American Studies Association’s nineteenth-century section awarded former Ph.D. student, Corinna Zeltsman, a prize for the best dissertation, “Ink under the Fingernails: Making Print in Nineteenth-Century Mexico...

Ashton Merck

Ashton Merck featured in "Inside Higher Ed"

Ph.D. candidate, Ashton Merck discussed her participation in Bass Connections at this year's annual AHA meeting.  Her presentation is featured in the article, "...

Travis Knoll

Travis Knoll writes article on the Braziliam Supreme Court

This article deals with the surprising unanimous 2012 decision to uphold racial quotas in Brazil's public universities. It argues that "the decision’s unanimity came from a constellation of metaphors and...

Fulbright 2017 - Franco, Kidd & Neely

Three History Students Awarded the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad grant

Robert Franco, Gray Kidd and James Neely, History PhD students, were awarded the Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad grant.  Five students total were...

Ashley Rose Young Joins Smithsonian as Historian of American Food History Project

Duke Magazine recently featured Ashley Rose Young's work with the American Food History Project at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History. The article, "Ph.Ds are Defining Success in a New Way," can be found...

PhD Candidates in Modern European History Receive Competitive Dissertation Research Fellowships

James Nealy, Thomas Prendergast, and Bill Sharman, all PhD candidates in modern European history, have received competetive fellowships to conduct dissertation research abroad during the 2017-2018 academic year.

James is the recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research...

Robert Franco Wins Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

"PhD candidate Robert Franco has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship for his project, Revolution in the Sheets: The Sexual Politics and Intimate Practices of the Mexican Left.

Issues of sex and sexuality have been in an uneasy, if not...

PhD candidate Michael Becker receives grant

PhD Candidate Michael Becker has received the American Historical Association's Albert J. Beveridge Grant to conduct research for his dissertation, Towards "The Better Government of Slaves”: Amelioration, Abolition, and Enslaved Jamaicans’ Struggles for Customary Arrangements, 1787-1838...

Ashley Young - Honorable Mention in Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize

Duke History PhD student, Ashley Young, received honorable mention in Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize.

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