Dr. James Pickett honored by Middle East Studies Association
Pitt Alumnus, Eric Reidy, wins United Nations Correspondents Association Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Award Gold Medal
Dr. Molly Warsh Takes Over as New Editor of the Journal of Early Modern History
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Molly A. Warsh, Associate Professor of History and Associate Director of Pitt's World History Center, has taken over as the editor of Journal of Early Modern History (JEMH), published by Brill.
Context and Chronicling: History Professor Keisha Blain Follows Black America
Matt Plishka Receives Beveridge Research Grant from American Historical Association
Our graduate student Matt Plishka has been awarded an Albert J. Beveridge Research Grant from the American Historical Association.
I've Been Here All the While: Black Freedom on Native Land, Alaina Roberts
On April 5, Alaina Robert's book I've Been Here All the While: Black Freedom on Native Land will be out! Congratulations Alaina!
Keisha Blain Helping Tell 400-Year History of African America
Keisha N. Blain, Pitt associate professor of History, has collaborated with anti-racism scholar Ibram X. Kendi to edit a collection of writings that aims to capture the diverse experiences of Black Americans over 400 years.
Black women are leading the movement to end police violence by Keisha Blain, The Washington Post.
The recent grand jury decision not to charge police officers who shot and killed Breonna Taylor in Louisville brings into sharp focus the problem of police violence against Black women and girls.
Student Research Reveals Lessons of Past Quarantines
History double-major Gina Watkins worked with faculty member Mari Webel on the history of quarantines in the United States as part of a Summer Undergraduate Research Award
Oscar de la Torre has achieved considerable success with his first book
Oscar de la Torre Cueva's (PhD 2011) book, The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia (University of North Carolina Press, 2018) has been recognized with two book awards and an honorable mention.