John Eicher

History PhD Alum, John Eicher releases 10-part Lecture Series

Thursday, May 30, 2024
John P. R. Eicher (PhD, 2015), Associate Professor of European History at Penn State University and a 2023-24 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, has released a ten-part YouTube lecture series titled, "Western Civilization (1500-Present): From Dawn, to Decadence, to Disillusionment."
Alyssa Park

Associate Professor Alyssa Park Awarded NEH Grant

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Alyssa Park, associate professor in the Department of History, will use the funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities to travel to South Korea to conduct research for her upcoming book.

History Faculty and Staff win UI Awards

Monday, April 8, 2024
Heineman, Howard, Kelley and Warren honored

Outstanding TA Maddison Kuncl

Monday, April 8, 2024
Congratulations to PhD Student Maddison Kuncl, who was selected as an Outstanding Teaching Assistant for 2023. 
Stromquist Claiming the City

Shelton Stromquist wins the 2023 "Book of the Year" award from ILHA

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Professor Emeritus Shelton Stromquist won the 2023 “Book of the Year Award” for labor history from the International Labor History Association (ILHA) for his book, Claiming the City: A Global History of Workers’ Fight for Municipal Socialism.
Group photo of Bob Cargill, Paul Dilley, Sarah Bond, and Brenda Longfellow

Sarah Bond appointed Holtsmark Associate Professor

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
History Professor Sarah Bond is one of two faculty members appointed to the Holtsmark Associate Professorship. She was one of four CLAS faculty recently honored with new named professorships in classics.
Michaela Hoenicke Moore

History Professor to Serve as Academic Year Freiburg Director

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Professor Michaela Hoenicke Moore will serve as Academic Director for the Academic Year Freiburg (AYF) program during the 2023-24 academic year.
Sam Boucher

PhD Candidate Sam Boucher awarded Fulbright to Paraguay

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Sam Boucher will go to Paraguay in 2024 to further his research on his dissertation, “Unlikely Brethren: Indigenous-Mennonite Cooperatives in Paraguay, 1940-1980.” 
Colin Gordon and Ashley Howard

UI History Professors Receive $400,000 Grant

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
A project proposed by University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty members Colin Gordon and Ashley Howard was one of 26 in the nation to receive a highly competitive humanities grant from the Mellon Foundation.
Beth Yale

Elizabeth Yale appointed as Assistant Professor

Thursday, June 30, 2022
A lecturer in the History department since 2017, and an instructor for the UI Center for the Book since 2014, Dr. Yale's teaching excellence was recognized with a 2021-22 CLAS Teaching Award. 
Hannah Haack

Hannah Haack earns Fulbright Award for 2022-23

Monday, May 23, 2022
Haack is one of 17 University of Iowa students and alumni chosen from about 10,000 Fulbright Award applicants nationwide to serve as representatives of the U.S. State Department to teach English abroad and to undertake public health research and creative writing projects in 16 countries during the 2022-23 academic year.  

UI History alum, George Anderson, named Teacher of the Year

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
George Anderson, University of Iowa history alumnus, was honored as the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year by the Iowa Department of Education. Anderson has been a teacher with Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for 13 years.

PhD student Samuel Boucher named Outstanding TA for 2021

Thursday, April 14, 2022
The history department's Samuel Boucher was among those honored as the top teaching assistants at the University of Iowa.

Spring 2022 students invited to Phi Beta Kappa Society

Friday, March 4, 2022
The Alpha of Iowa chapter is pleased to announce that 12 exceptional history students were invited to accept membership in the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Join the Hawkeye History Corps - Undergrad Student Group

Friday, February 11, 2022
The purpose of the Hawkeye History Corps is to promote the study and appreciation of history for undergraduate majors and non-majors alike.

PhD Candidate Patrick Brady researches with fellowship support

Friday, January 28, 2022
PhD Candidate Patrick Brady is spending 2022 focusing on the research and writing phases of his dissertation, “Loyalist Refugees in Revolutionary South Carolina, 1775-1782."