Dr. L.R. Poos, Professor of History (with Dr. Lloyd Bonfield, Professor of Law, New York Law School) published Reports of Sir Peter King, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1714-22, 130 Selden Society (London, 2017).
Dr. Árpád von Klimó, Professor of History, published Hungary Since 1945 (Routledge, 2017), Volume 1 of the new series, Routledge Histories of Central and Eastern Europe, and Remembering Cold Days: The 1942 Massacre of Novi Sad and Hungarian Politics and Society, 1942-1989 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018)
Dr. Jerry Z. Muller, Professor of History, published The Tyranny of Metrics (Princeton University Press, 2018).
Dr. Katherine L. Jansen, Professor and Chair of History, published Peace and Penance in Late Medieval Italy (Princeton University Press, 2018).
Dr. Lev Weitz, Assistant Professor of History, published Between Christ and Caliph: Law, Marriage, and Christian Community (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018). Dr. Weitz was also named a Kluge Fellow in the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress for the academic year 2018-2019, to support research for his next book, Christians and Muslims in Medieval Egypt: “Minorities”, Rights, and the State in the Premodern World.
Dr. Caroline R. Sherman, Associate Professor of History, published The Uses of the Dead: The Early Modern Development of Cy-Près Doctrine (Catholic University of America Press, 2018)
Dr. Jennifer Paxton, Clinical Assistant Professor of History and Director of the University Honors Program, won the Best Faculty Advisor Award from the Office of Campus Activities for her work as an undergraduate advisor for the program in Medieval and Byzantine Studies. Also, the Great Courses released “The Celtic World” by Dr. Paxton.
Austin Powell, Ph.D. candidate, was awarded the Rome Prize for 2018-2019, providing a year’s stipend and residence at the American Academy’s villa on the Janiculum Hill in Rome, to support completion of his dissertation, “Charisma, Community, and Authority: Dominican Epistolary Practice in Italy, 1300-1500”.
Atlas Xu, Ph.D. candidate, was awarded a 2018 Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellowship by the Gilder Lehman institute, to support research for his dissertation, “Navigating Worthiness in America: White Attorneys, Chinese Immigrants, and Black Pensioners 1873-1910”.
Luis Rivera, B.A. History/Media and Communications Studies 2018, was awarded the James Marshall Campbell Award for 2018 by Catholic University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (Beta of D.C.), the chapter’s annual award to the graduating senior whose outstanding scholastic achievement best exemplifies the ideals of the society.
Clare Whitton, B.A. History 2018 and current M.A. History student, won the 2018 Zeender Prize for best senior thesis, for her research entitled “The Evolution of Devotion to the Holy House of Loreto: How the Papacy Influenced the Cult of the Holy House”.
Allyson Zeitler, B.A. History 2018, won the prize for best undergraduate presentation at the 2018 Catholic University Research Day for her project, “The Sanctuary Movement in Arizona: Civil Initiative and the Salvadoran Refugee Crisis, 1981-1989”.
Vanessa R. Corcoran, Ph.D. History 2017, was appointed by Georgetown University as Academic Counselor in the Office of the Dean of Georgetown College.
Connor Kurtz, B.A. History and Politics 2016, is now a Research Assistant at the American Enterprise Institute.
Luke McGuire, B.A. History and Politics 2015, received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2018. Beginning in September, he will clerk for Judge Terrence W. Boyle in the Eastern District of North Carolina for a one-year term.
Christina Johnson, B.A. History 2013, received her M.S. in Architecture, Heritage and Conservation from the University of Minnesota in 2018. She is the Project Manager for Historic Properties at the Minnesota Historical Society.
Karen E. Dottore, Esq., B.A. History 2009, Assistant County Attorney, Henrico County Virginia, published “Fostering Futures in Virginia: Why Is It Needed and What Does It Add to Existing Programs?”, 21 Rich. Pub. Int. L. Rev. 297 (2018).
Sally M. Brasher, Ph.D. History 2002, Associate Professor, Shepherd University, published Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy (Manchester University Press, 2017).
Marie d’Aguanno Ito, Ph.D. History 2014, published “Work and Workplaces,” in A Cultural History of Work in the Medieval Age, ed. Valerie L. Garver, vol. 2 of A Cultural History of Work (London: Bloomsbury, 2018).