Publication Date

March 1, 1992

Perspectives Section


Trudi J. Abel, Rutgers Univ., was named a Spencer Predoctoral Fellow for 1991–92

Stuart Blumin, Cornell Univ., was awarded the Best Book in North American Urban History Prize by the Urban History Association for his book, The Emergence of the Middle Class Social Experience in the American City, 1760–1900

John L. Brooke, Tufts Univ., is co-winner of the 1991 Merle Curti Award in American Intellectual History for his book, The Heart of the Commonwealth: Society and Political Culture in Worcester County Massachusetts, 1713–1861

Joan Jacobs Brumberg, Cornell Univ., was awarded a 1991 ACOG-Ortho Fellowship by the American College of Obstetrians and Gynecologists. She also was named as a 1990–91 NEH funding recipient for Women’s Studies, and was awarded a John Solomon Guggenheim Foundation fellowship for 1991–92

Lizabeth Cohen, Carnegie Mellon Univ., was awarded a 1991 Bancroft Prize for her book, Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919–1939

Delia Crutchfield Cook was recently awarded a Presidential Fellowship for Ethnic Minorities by Central Missouri State Univ.

Thomas F. Curran has accepted a position as managing editor of the Journal of Policy History, Saint Louis Univ.

Robert C. Davis, Florida Atlantic Univ., won the 1991 Howard R. Marraro Prize of the American Catholic Historical Association for his book, The Shipbuilders of the Venetian Arsenal: Workers and Workplace in the Preindustrial City

Carl N. Degler, Stanford Univ., former AHA president, was awarded a 1991 Phi Beta Kappa Book Award for his book, In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought

Jane Sherron DeHart and Donald G. Mathews, Univ. of North Carolina, were named co-winners of the 1991 Victoria Schuck Award for their work, Sex, Gender, and the Politics of ERA

Michael J. Devine is the new director of the Univ. of Wyoming American Heritage Center

Frances H. Early, Mount Saint Vincent Univ., Nova Scotia, has won the 1989–90 Charles DeBenedetti Prize for her article, “Feminism, Peace, and Civil Liberties: Women’s Role in the Origins of the World War I Civil Liberties Movement,” published in Women's Studies

Gail E. Farr, Philadelphia Maritime Museum, has been named a 1991–92 Fellow in Archival Administration by the National Archives

Gerald P. Fogarty, Univ. of Virginia, has been elected president of the American Catholic Historical Association

Carol Gluck, Columbia Univ., was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Paul Grendler, Univ. of Toronto, has been elected president of the Renaissance Society of America for the 1992–93 term

Ramón A. Gutiérrez, UC San Diego, is winner of the 1991 Book Award of the Pacific Coast Branch of the AHA for When Jesus Came, The Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500–1846

Louis Harlan, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, former AHA president, is the recipient of the 1991 Distinguished Service Award of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

James A. Henretta, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, is serving as the Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford Univ. during the 1991–92 academic year

David Hounshell, Univ. of Delaware, and John Kenly Smith, Jr., Lehigh Univ., won the Newcomen Book Award for their book Science and Corporate Strategy: Du Pont R&D, 1902–1980

Michael H. Kater is the recipient of the German Konrad Adenauer Research Award in 1991, was awarded the 1991 Jason A. Hannah Medal of the Royal Society of Canada and was appointed Distinguished Research Professor of History at York Univ., Toronto

John Komlos, Univ. of Pittsburgh, received the National Book Award from the Phi Alpha Theta International Honor Society in History for his book,Nutrition and Economic Development in the Eighteenth-Century Hapsburg Monarchy: An Anthropometric History

Phyllis K. Leffler, Univ. of Virginia, has been named a 1991–92 American Council on Education Fellow

Mark Levene, Great Britain, was awarded the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History for War, Jews, and the New Europe: A Study of the Diplomacy of Lucien Wolf, 1914–1919

Marjorie Murphy, Swarthmore College, was awarded a Rockefeller Foundation Residency in Humanities at the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State Univ.

Chet Orloff has been named Executive Director of the Oregon Historical Society

H.B. Paksoy, Univ. of Tokyo, has been awarded a Japan Ministry of Education Grant for international research

Geoffrey Parker, Univ. of Illinois, was awarded the Dexter Prize by the Society for the History of Technology for his book, The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500–1800

Mary Elizabeth Perry, UC Los Angeles, was awarded the Sierra Prize for the best scholarly monograph of 1991 for her book, Gender and Disorder in Early Modern Seville

Peter Pozefsky, UC Los Angeles, has been named a 1991–92 Center Fellow by the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities

Robert C. (Roy) Ritchie, UC San Diego, has been appointed the first W.M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Philip Scranton, Rutgers Univ., is co-winner of The Philip Taft Labor History Award for his book, Figured Tapestry: Production, Markets, and Power in Philadelphia Textiles, 1885–1941

M. Mark Stolarik, Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, has been appointed Professor of History and Chairholder of the newly established Chair in Slovak History and Culture at the Univ. of Ottawa

John Harley Warner, Yale Univ., received the William H. Welch Medal in May 1991 from the American Association for the History of Medicine for his book, The Therapeutic Perspective: Medical Practice, Knowledge, and Identity in America, 1820–1885

Dora B. Weiner, UC Los Angeles, has been awarded a three-year Charles E. Culpeper Foundation Scholarship for her project entitled, “Observe and Heal: The Origins of a Humane Medicine in the French Revolution—Philippe Pinel (1745–1826), Internal Pathology and Mental Alienation.”

Stanley B. Winters, New Jersey Institute of Technology, was awarded the Josef Hlavka Medal for service to the historiography of Czechoslovakia by the Czechoslovak Academy of Arts and Sciences

C. Vann Woodward, Yale Univ., former AHA president, was awarded an honorary degree by The Johns Hopkins Univ. at their 1991 commencement.

American Philosophical Association

Newly Elected Members

Paul Kennedy, Yale Univ.

James Munro McPherson, Princeton Univ.

Helen Florence North, Swarthmore College

Bibliographical Society of America

1991 Research Fellows

Marc H. Aronson, New York Univ.

Alice Elizabeth Fahs, New York Univ.

Alison Knowles Frazier, Columbia Univ.

Institute for Advanced Study

1990–91 Visiting Members

Vicki Caron, Brown Univ.

Roger Chickering, Univ. of Oregon

Patrick J. Geary, Univ. of Florida

William W. Hagen, U C Davis

1991–92 Visiting Members

Robert C. Davis, Florida Atlantic Univ.

Paul R. Hyams, Cornell Univ.

Lloyd S. Kramer, Univ. of North Carolina

Kenneth J. Mouré, UC Santa Barbara

John Beldon Scott, Univ. of Iowa

Marilyn Shevin Coetzee, New Haven, CT

Katherine H. Tachau, Univ. of Iowa

Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College

1992–92 Fellows

Karen V. Hansen, Brandeis Univ.

Margot Kempers, Fitchburg State College

Katharine Park, Wellesley College

Massachusetts Historical Society

Fellowship Awards, 1991–92

Peter H. Argersinger, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County

Robert J. Naeher, Univ. of Connecticut

John Anthony Scott, Holland, MA

National Academy of Education

1991–92 Postdoctoral Spencer Fellows

Frances A. Kelleher, Grand Valley State Univ.

Seth D. Koven, Villanova Univ.

James L. Leloudis, II, Univ. of North Carolina

Susan M. Yohn, Hofstra Univ.

National Humanities Center

1991–92 Fellows

Richard L. Bushman, Columbia Univ.

Susanna K. Elm, UC Berkeley

Linda Levy Peck, Purdue Univ.

Donald J. Raleigh, Univ. of North Carolina

Neil E. Salisbury, Smith College

Lawrence Stone, Princeton Univ.

The Newberry Library

NEH Fellowships

Timothy R. Mahoney, Univ. of Nebraska

Susan E. Rosa, Healdsburg, CA

NEH/Lloyd Lewis Fellowships

Jean H. Baker, Goucher College

Michael Grossberg, Case Western Reserve Univ.

Short-Term Fellowships

Ronald P. Formisano, Univ. of Florida

Margaret J. Leahey, Saint Michael's College

Barbara Loomis, San Francisco State Univ.

Sandy R. Mazzola, Illinois State Univ.

Stuart McConnell, Pitzer College

The Society of American Archivists

Philip M. Hamer-Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Awards

James D. Folts, Troy, NY

Larry Hackman, New York State Archives

Judy Hohmann, Berkeley, CA

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