Alumni Stories

Christienna Fryar

Prof. Christienna Fryar '05 Leads New History Program

Former Duke history honors student, Dr. Christienna Fryar '05, was recently appointed Lecturer in Black British History at the University of Liverpool.  

Jane De Hart

History graduate receives 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Jane De Hart (’58, Ph.D.’67 History), receives the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award from Duke University Graduate School.  

 

 

Fahad Bishara

Third Book Prize for Fahad Bishara

Fahad Bishara, former PhD student in the department of history, has now won three book prizes for ...

Julius Scott

Julius Scott's "The Common Wind" to be published November 2018

History Ph.D. graduate, Julius Scott's book The Common Wind will be in publication in late November by Verso Press.  The Chronicle of Higher Education wrote a short piece on how his book came to published.  You can read it...

Marie Hicks

"Why tech’s gender problem is nothing new"

Duke alum, Prof Marie Hicks, publishes "Why tech’s gender problem is nothing new" in the guardian.com.  Marie recieved her PhD and MA in History at Duke.

Duke Alum, Brad Harris Launches History Podcast

Duke Alum, Brad Harris Launches History Podcast

Brad Harris, a Duke alumni awarded High Honors for his senior History thesis under Professor Emeriti Sy Mauskopf and Alex Roland has launched a new history podcast called How It Began: A History of the Modern World.

Duke History Major, Mike Morgan, Trinity '76, featured in Duke Chronicle

North Carolina Supreme Court Judge Mike Morgan — the first African American elected to the State Supreme Court without first being appointed by the governor — discussed in a Duke Chronicle article how Duke University impacted his career. Morgan is a 1976 Duke history and sociology major.

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Fahad Bishara publishes A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Indian Ocean, 1850-1940

Fahad Bishara publishes A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Indian Ocean, 1850-1940

Fahad Bishara's (2012) first book, "A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Indian Ocean, 1850-1940" has been published by Cambridge University Press.  Bishara is currently an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Virginia.

Adriana M. Brodsky Publishes her First Monograph

Adriana M. Brodsky Publishes her First Monograph

Adriana M. Brodsky, a tenured Associate Professor St. Mary's College of Maryland has just been published her first monograph (she co-edited a book in 2013):

Sephardi, Jewish, Argentine: Community and National Identity, 1880-1960.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016....

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