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UIC scholar honored for work serving the ‘public good’

Barbara Ransby, a University of Illinois at Chicago historian, writer, and activist, is the recipient of the American Studies Association’s 2018 Angela Y. Davis Prize for Public Scholarship, which recognizes scholars who have…

Valedictory for Prof. Robert Johnston at JGAPE

Robert Johnson has recently completed a five-year term as co-editor of the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. According to Dr. Kristin Hoganson, President of the Society for Historians of the Gilded…

Keely Stauter-Halsted Presents our Weekly Brownbag

On November 7, Professor Keely Stauter-Halsted will be presenting our weekly brownbag series on: “Violence by Other Means: Citizen Denunciations and Internment Camps in Post World War I Poland.”

New book details six decades of black politics, education reform

Our Esteemed Faculty member and colleague, Elizabeth Todd-Breland will discuss her findings and the related ongoing implications during an Oct. 26 event hosted by UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy; Social Justice Institute,…

We Made the News!

Congratulations to the UIC Department of History for being selected to be part of two American Historical Association-led initiatives funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. You can read the full article here.

Prof. Jonathan Daly on Putin's Russia

Author of Crime and Punishment in Russia: A Comparative History from Peter the Great to Vladimir Putin (Bloomsbury, 2018)