Accomplishments: Department of History
September 28, 2021
Doris Morgan Rueda (History) has published a chapter, "The Dazed and Dangerous Delinquents of Sin City: Policing and Detaining Juvenile Delinquents in 20th Century Las Vegas," in the edited volume, History & Crime: A Transdisciplinary Approach (Emerald Publishing, 2021), edited by Thomas J Kehoe and Jeffrey E Pfeifer.
September 22, 2021
William Bauer (History) was awarded the annual History Book Award from Heyday Press for his latest book, We Are The Land: A History of Native California. The award will be conferred at a virtual event on Oct. 28.
September 20, 2021
Paul W. Werth's (History) book 1837: Russia's Quiet Revolution has been featured on two recent podcasts: Historically Thinking and the New Books Network.
August 25, 2021
Doris Morgan Rueda (History) was selected as recipient of the American Dissertation Fellowship 2021-2022 from the American Association of University Women. This fellowship will support the final writing year of her dissertation, "Saving the Bad Kids, Caging Los Chicos Malos: Juvenile Justice and Racialized Surveillance on the U.S.–Mexico Border, 1900–1975."
August 13, 2021
William Bauer (History) published an essay entitled "Reclaiming Alcatraz: The Legacies and Continuities of the American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, 1971-2021" in Fall issue of California History. The summer of 2021 marked the 50th anniversary of the end of the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island. Bauer explores the legacies of the Alcatraz occupation in light of the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, the emerging #Landback movement and the carceral state.
August 10, 2021
Paul Werth (History) has published a review essay, "Russia's Borders in East and West," assessing recent scholarship on Russia/USSR's boundary with Korea, China, and Finland in Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History.
August 9, 2021
John Curry (History) made a presentation Aug. 6 "How the Corsair Mezemorta Hüseyin Paşa Became the Ottoman Grand Admiral" to the second meeting of the Problem of Piracy conference, constituted from an international group of scholars based in Europe, the Americas, and Asia that focus on manifestations of maritime piracy across various periods of global history, from antiquity to the present.
August 9, 2021
Susan Lee Johnson (History) was interviewed about the book Writing Kit Carson: Fallen Heroes in a Changing West by historian Jennifer Holland for the Journal of Women's History/New Books Network podcast.
August 6, 2021
Paul Werth (History) gave a presentation entitled "Conceptualizing Russia's Territorial History" at the Kennan Institute For the Advanced Study of Russia and Eurasia of the Wilson Center in Washington.
August 4, 2021
,Michael Green (History) published has published a new book, Lincoln and Native Americans through Southern Illinois University Press.
August 3, 2021
William Bauer (History) appeared on KQED's "Grappling with the History of Native American Boarding Schools." Bauer discussed the history and consequences of the United States' off-reservation boarding school system for American Indian children.
July 27, 2021
Michael Green (History) contributed the chapter, "A Mob Museum Matters" to Reckoning With History: Unfinished Stories of American Freedom, a collection in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner by his graduate students. The book was published by Columbia University Press.