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Spring 2016

DJ Gonzales has received the Russell Endowed Fellowship.
Karin Amundsen has received the Final Year Fellowship.
Christian Paiz has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.
David Neumann has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in History-Social Sciences Education at Cal Poly Pomona.
Yu Tokunaga has been appointed as an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, beginning Spring 2016.
Sachiko Kawai has been awarded the Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard University for 2016-17.
Jillian Barndt has been selected as a Finalist for a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Japan. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program of the United States.
Matthew Amato, who earned his PhD in 2013 from this department, has been offered a book contract from the University of Chicago Press, for Exposing Humanity: Slavery, Antislavery, and Early Photography in America, 1839-1865.  He currently holds a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities at Washington University.

 

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.

 

Placements

Christian Paiz has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.
David Neumann has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in History-Social Sciences Eduacation at Cal Poly Pomona.
Yu Tokunaga has been appointed as an assistant professor at the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, beginning Spring 2016.
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.
Anne Reed has accepted a tenure track position in History at Cal Poly, San Obispo.
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