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May 6, 2020
Various faculty and staff members are honored for their contributions to a variety of subjects, including social equity, Asian studies, and Swedish physical geography. Featured on UW 
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April 30, 2020
History Professor Margaret O'Mara looks back at the automobile industry's response to the Great Depression to predict how the coronavirus will effect big tech players. Featured on The New York Times 
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April 22, 2020
Nine and faculty seized the opportunity in this course to explore national parks, analyze their findings, and decide whether or not those parks are in danger. Featured on 
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March 5, 2020
Margaret O'Mara, history professor, writes about what life is like in Seattle, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US.... Read more
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January 30, 2020
Professor of history Patricia Ebrey is featured in this edition of "Faculty Friday." ... Read more
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January 27, 2020
Joshua Reid, history professor, discusses the "Real Rent Duwamish" project and the U.S.'s history of breaking treaties with Indigenous people. Featured on The Seattle Times 
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December 19, 2019
UW professors in the departments of history, English, music, and anthropology have recently produced a multitude of diverse books and music. Featured on UW News 
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December 2, 2019
History Professor Margaret O'Mara, discusses why activists are criticizing Amazon. Featured on Bloomberg 
Ali Iğmen receiving an award
November 15, 2019
The History faculty prides itself on the excellence of its mentorship. Department alumni carry that ambition with them. Ali Iğmen (PhD, UW, 2004), professor of history at California State University, Long Beach, recently received an International Public Service Award from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs for his work as a mentor to international scholars.  A historian of Soviet culture and gender politics in Central Eurasia, Iğmen’s main goal as a... Read more
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August 7, 2019
Dr. Michael Aguirre receives the UW Graduate School's Distinguished Dissertation in the Humanities & Fine Arts Award for his dissertation, "The Wages of Borders: Political Economy, Labor Activism, and Racial Formation in the Imperial-Mexicali Borderlands, 1937-1979.” This award recognizes outstanding and exceptional research and writing produced by UW master’s students in any discipline. Read more on... Read more