Dean John Jeffries is retiring at the end of June after forty years of service to UMBC. In recognition of his profound impact on UMBC, we are delighted to announce the establishment of the John...
Amy Froide, Associate Professor of History, has won a short term fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library for 2013-14 for a project on gender and accounting in early modern Britain.
Missed Dr. Jeffries' lecture: "A Life in History: Reflections on Studying Politics & Policy in 20th-century America."? Watch it on Youtube!
Foreign policy book review by emeritus professor of history, Warren I. Cohen
Environmental and Public Health Disasters in US and USSR
Associate Prof. Kate Brown provides a taste of her new book, Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters (Oxford 2013), in Slate
Dr. Constantine Vaporis, Professor of History and Director of the Asian Studies Program, has been chosen as the UMBC 2013-2016 Presidential Research Professor.
Prof. Jim Grubb is the recipient of a 2013 USM Regents' Faculty Award for Teaching. This award "is the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement." His...
Denise Meringolo of History wins this year's National Council on Public History Book Award for her Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Toward a New Genealogy of Public History (2012).
Fascinating discussion of life in medieval Marseille!
Prof. Susan McDonough's book, Witnesses, Neighbors, and Community in Late Medieval Marseille (Palgrave, 2013), will be out in March!