Busy Year for Grad Students
The 2011–2012 school year was a busy time for the UConn History Department's graduate students.
Patrick Blythe accepted a tenure-track position at Seminole State College in Stanford, Florida. He also presented papers at the Society for Military History Annual Meeting and the Association for the Study of Connecticut History conference.
Eric Fauss received a UConn Humanities Institute summer research grant.
Eddie Guimont presented papers at the Northeast Conference of British Studies and the Cornell Political Theory Graduate Student Conference.
Janice Gunther accepted a Presidential Fellowship to begin doctoral studies at Notre Dame University.
Alea Henle accepted a one year position as visiting assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Library and Information Studies. She also had an article accepted in "Information and Culture: A Journal of History" and will present at this year's Society for Historians of the Early American Republic conference.
Allison Horrocks gave a paper at the Southern Connecticut State University's Women's Studies Conference and earned her certificate in Women's Studies from UConn.
Jessica Linker received a Filson Historical Society Fellowship, a Joint Historical Society of Pennsylvania/Library Company of Philadelphia Short-Term Fellowship, an American Philosophical Society Library Fellowship, and a New York Public Library Short-Term Fellowship. She gave talks at the McNeil Center and the Massachusetts Historical Society and served as a representative for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing at the American Historical Association meeting in January. She also published pieces for the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.
Linda Meditz was awarded a CLAS Dean's Fellowship at the UConn Humanities Institute.
Eric Sacco received a Bourse Chateaubriand Award.
Tom Westerman served as an Adjunct Lecturer at Brooklyn Collge for the STAR-Early College Program and will continue next year. He published a book review on H-SHAPGE and will present at this year's Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations conference.