The recent announcement of diplomatic relations with Cuba inspired Prof. Eric Zolov to pen an op-ed, “Let’s Revisit Helms-Burton,” which appeared in the Huffington Post series “90 Miles: Rethinking the Future of U.S.-Cuban Relations.”
Awards & Honors
Among the awards and fellowships earned by our faculty between 2003 and 2008 are:
- 5 ACLS Fellowships
- 4 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships
- 3 National Humanities Center Fellowships
- 3 President’s Teaching Awards
- 3 Huntington Library Fellowships
- 2 American Philosophical Society Fellowships
- 2 Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowships
- 2 SUNY Chancellor’s Teaching Awards
- 1 Max Plank Institute Fellowship (Germany)
- 1 Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowship
- 1 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- 1 Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America
- 1 National Science Foundation Grant
- 1 USAID
- 1 Russell Sage Foundation
- 1 Chemical Heritage Foundation
- Fulbright Fellowships
- Nantional Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowships
- Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Grants
As Boko Haram continues its deadly campaign, Prof. Shobana Shankar explores parallels between Boko Haram and other marginalized groups in the history of the northern part of Nigeria.
Some of you may be interested to read this Dissent blog entry Chris Sellers wrote about Mexican President Peña Nieto’s proposed “Energy Reform” for that country, in the light of my own research into the recent history of Pemex’s environmental impacts.
Prof. Chris Sellers has written a online blog entry for the journal Dissent, reflecting on recent industrial disasters in Texas and Bangladesh, and drawing on his edited volume Dangerous Trade: Histories of Industrial Hazard across a Globalizing World.
Prof. Wolf Schafer has won a residential fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin, a center for advanced study in the humanities, public policy, social sciences, and arts. This is the first time a Stony Brook faculty has won this prestigious prize. Prof. Schafer’s winning project, “Finalization and Failure: A Comparative Management Study of Big Weapons Programs in World War II,” will compare the Manhattan Project with equivalent German efforts.