ICW Announces New Exhibit at Union Station: “Where You Stand: Chinatown 1880 to 1939”
Welcome to Eryn Hoffman as ICW’s new Operations Director
ICW is excited to welcome Eryn Hoffman as Operations Director, supporting the exploration and scholarship of history and culture of California and the west. For the last 20 years, she has been deeply involved in K-12 education, with roles that have included history department chair and instructor, curriculum director, director of research, global programs director, and faculty mentor and professional development coach.
ICW’s and USC Libraries’ California Wildfire Research Guide
ICW is delighted to announce the West on Fire: California Wildfire Research Guide! Created in partnership with USC Libraries, the guide functions as a complement to ICW and USC’s West on Fire Project. Our primary goal is to provide a centralized network of scholarly and practical sources to those seeking information about wildfire in California. Explore the guide: bit.ly/fireresearchguide as well as a helpful introductory video.
USC doctoral student Julia Brown-Bernstein awarded the inaugural Brooke L. Blower and Sarah T. Phillips Essay Prize
ICW is thrilled to announce that USC doctoral student Julia Brown-Bernstein has been awarded the inaugural Brooke L. Blower and Sarah T. Phillips Essay Prize from the new Modern American History journal.
Stephanie Yi Begins Her Teaching Career
The ICW team congratulates former Administrative Coordinator Stephanie Yi as she begins her new career in teaching this month. We are sad to see her go, but we are so excited for her and her future students.
Jessica Kim’s Promotion to Full Professor at CSUN
Warmest congratulations to ICW Social Media Director Jessica Kim on her promotion to full professor at CSUN! Her scholarship, generous spirit, and thoughtfulness shine in her role at CSUN and in every one of her ICW posts.
The ICW team wants to congratulate Bill Deverell on his appointment as Divisional Dean for Social Sciences, beginning in August. While remaining co-director of ICW, he’ll also bring his vision, energy, and creativity to this new role at USC.
ICW is delighted to announce the promotion of Associate Director Elizabeth Logan to ICW Co-Director, effective July 1!
“Elizabeth is critical to everything ICW is and does,” says Co-Director William Deverell. “Alongside her scholarly chops, Elizabeth is remarkably organized and strategically acute. Those are rare qualities to find in a single person.”