Department News

Department News

Department News

Recent News
  • Associate Professor of History Corinne Blake won a national award for her advising of the International Studies Honors Society this past year! In addition, she was selected as the new Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.  Congratulations to Dr. Blake on both counts!
  • Assistant Professor of History Christy Thornton has left Rowan to take a tenure-track job at Johns Hopkins University. We are proud of Christy and wish her well at her new institution!
  • In the summer of 2017, undergraduate Tyler Jiang appeared on The Point, a policy talk show on China Global Network Television. You can watch his interview here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLt-M8o1W_GdSNhViAVk4Fq8IItW8PHBVf¶ms=OAFIAVgB&v=xGhOmwk6ZMo&mode=NORMAL&app=desktop
  • Undergraduate Zachary Baer recently published an article in the journal Sojourn entitled “School Segregation in the Post-Civil War Era: Burlington County, New Jersey, 1865 – 1915.” https://blogs.stockton.edu/sjchc/
  • The 2017 season of The Americans TV series had a major plotline seemingly ripped from the pages of Jim Heinzen’s 2016 monograph, The Art of the Bribehttp://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300175257/art-bribe
  • In the Summer of 2017, Professor of History William Carrigan received support from the Asa Briggs Visiting Fellows Program to travelled to study and conduct research at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England.  More on the Asa Briggs program can be found here:  http://www.sussex.ac.uk/staff/research/sussexresearch/asabriggsvisitingfellowships

Past Faculty Events
  • April 12, 2015: Antietam Battlefield Field Trip.
  • April 2015: Melissa Klapper will have a speaking engagement at the Highland Park Conservative Temple, NJ.
  • April 2015: Joy Wiltenburg will have an invited talk on Crime and Culture in Early Modern Germany, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.
  • May 19, 2015: Kelly Duke Bryant's new book, Colonial Schooling and Political Debate in Senegal, 1850s-1914, can be purchased beginning on May 19 from it's website or through Amazon.
  • July 31 - August 1, 2015: Rowan University's Second Annual Symposium on Medieval and Early Modern Studies. More information can be found here.

Past Faculty Events