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Senior History Major Jillian Farley named NFHCA Scholar of Distinction

Congratulations to senior history major Jillian Farley for achieving this honor twice in her TCNJ career!  To be named a Scholar of Distinction, student-athletes were required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or higher through the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year.

Jillian Farley, senior history major and field hockey player at The College of New Jersey

Congratulations to Dr. Roman Kovalev and Christopher Loos for their Conference Presentation!

  On September 30, Dr. Roman Kovalev and junior history major Christopher Loos traveled to Rome to present their paper, Viking-Rus’ Mercenaries in the Byzantine-Arab Syrian Wars of the 950s-960s: the Numismatic Evidence, at the 5th Simone Assemani Symposium on Islamic Coinage in Rome, Italy.  Congratulations to both! Continue Reading

Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Fisher and Dr. Robert McGreevey on the Publication of Global America!

The history department is excited to announce that Global America, The United States in the Twentieth Century (Oxford, 2018) has just been published. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/global-america-9780190279905?cc=us&lang=en&# Global America tells the story of how Americans were swept up in the swift-moving currents of twentieth-century world history. The book grew out of the life work and scholarship of the late historian Alan… Continue Reading

Dr. Matthew Bender Receives Contract for Upcoming Book for 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Bender on receiving a contract for his monograph, entitled Water Brings No Harm: Management Knowledge and the Struggle for the Waters of Kilimanjaro. The book will be published in 2019 in the prestigious series, New African Histories at Ohio University Press. Dr. Bender’s project was supported by the Gitenstein-Hart Sabbatical Prize… Continue Reading

Jo-Ann Gross Receives NEH Grant

The History Department is proud to announce that Professor Jo-Ann Gross has just received a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities  for her project Ismailism in Badakhshan: A Genealogical and Documentary History.  This 3-year collaborative project, with Umed Mamadsherzodshoev of the Institute of Humanities, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, Khorogh,… Continue Reading

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