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Professor Gretchen Heefner’s publishes article called ““A Slice of their Sovereignty”: Negotiating the U.S. Empire of Bases, Wheelus Field, Libya, 1950-1954”

Assistant Professor Gretchen Heefner recently had her article “A Slice of their Sovereignty”: Negotiating the U.S. Empire of Bases, Wheelus Field, Libya, 1950-1954″ published online in Diplomatic History, Vol 0.0 (2015). Check out the link to read about her research on bases in Libya.

Published On: January 21, 2016 |
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Heather Streets-Salter interviewed by New Books in World Affairs for her co-authored book, Empires and Colonies in the Modern World

Heather Streets-Salter was interviewed by New Books in World Affairs for her co-authored book, Empires and Colonies in the Modern World Click on the link below to listen to the interview: Interview with Heather Streets-Salter

Published On: January 5, 2016 |
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Dr. William Fowler appointed to the Board of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

Governor Charlie Baker has recently appointed Dr. William H. Fowler, Distinguished Professor of History here at Northeastern, to the Board of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.

Published On: November 23, 2015 |
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Physical Therapy Program Centennial Exhibit completed by MA Public History student Aubrey Butts

Second year Public History MA student, Aubrey Butts, in her role as the Northeastern University Archive Exhibition Assistant recently helped complete a display and online exhibit for the Northeastern University Physical Therapy Program for their Centennial. There is an exhibit now on display on the fourth floor of the Behrakis Health Sciences Center at Northeastern…
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Published On: November 17, 2015 |
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Professor Laura Frader the first holder of Gender Equality Chair at the Université de Sorbonne Paris Cité

Professor Laura Frader, while on leave in Europe, is currently holding the first Gender Equality Chair at the Université de Sorbonne Paris Cité while also acting as an Affiliated Researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies (Institut des Etudes avancées) in Paris.

Published On: October 26, 2015 |
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Professor Laura Frader Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation Center in Bellagio, Italy

Professor Laura Frader, while on leave in Europe, recently completed a position as a Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation Center in Bellagio, Italy in late September 2015.

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Professor Gretchen Heefner quoted in The Kansas City Star

Professor Gretchen Heefner was quoted recently in The Kansas City Star for an article called California man on difficult mission to uncover Missouri Cold War missile site (October 8, 2015).

Published On: October 12, 2015 |
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Professor Timothy Brown quoted in the newest issue of Vanity Fair in addition to two other publications

Professor Timothy Brown was quoted in the newest edition of Vanity Fair for an article called Why Reiki, Crystals, and Flower Essences are Going Mainstream which comes out today (September 24, 2015). In addition to the Vanity Fair article, he also wrote the lead essay for a special issue of The Sixties called “What was Politics…
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Published On: September 24, 2015 |
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Marty Blatt Serves as Commentator for Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Panel

Professor of the Practice Marty Blatt served as a commentator at the Grand Rounds final presentations for the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ) clinic on August 13 at the Northeastern Law School. Other panelists included CSSH Dean Uta Poiger, MIT Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Melissa Nobles, Professor Kristin Madison…
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Published On: August 24, 2015 |
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Assistant Professor Victoria Cain’s Book “Life on Display” earns History of Education Society’s Annual Book Prize

Assistant Professor Victoria Cain’s book, Life on Display, has just been honored by with the History of Education Society’s Annual Book Prize, awarded to the year’s best book in the field.

Published On: August 10, 2015 |
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