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Spring 2015


  • Karin Amundsen has been awarded an Endowed Research Fellowship
  • Christian Paiz has won a Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
  • Nick Gliserman has been awarded a year-long fellowship at the McNeill Center for the Study of Early America (University of Pennsylvania) and a Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
  • Keith Pluymers will be a postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute for Technology.
  • Michelle Damian has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship to the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard.
  • Sachiko Kawai has been granted a postdoctoral College Fellowship at Harvard University.


  • Michelle Damian will take up a tenure track position at Monmouth College (History) in fall of 2016, after her postdoc at Harvard.
  • Julia Ornelas-Higdon has accepted a tenure track position in History at California State University, Channel Islands.
  • Andie Reed has accepted a tenure track position in History at Cal Poly, San Obispo.
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