Karl Krotke-Crandall is the winner of the 2022 Excellence in Online Teaching Award.
This award seeks to acknowledge and reward those faculty teaching Global Campus courses who go the extra mile to inspire and engage students in learning, support and care about students, and encourage students to do and be their best.
Bob Bauman was presented the WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Excellence Award.
This award is given annually to a WSU Tri-Cities faculty member whose research, scholarship, or creative work is exemplary, and whose work has had a positive influence on the broader community. It is the campus’s highest research honor.
Alan Malfavon’s dissertation “Kin of the Leeward Port: Afro-Mexicans in Veracruz in the Making of State Formation, Contested Spaces, and Regional Development, 1770-1830” won the honorable mention for the Latin American Studies Association Nineteenth Century Studies Section’s Best Dissertation 2022 Award.
The panel of Andra Chastain, Aaron Whelchel, Sam Buechler (Library) and JoAnn LoSavio, Roots of Contemporary Issues HIST 105/305: Teaching Undergraduates Research, Writing, Resilience, and Social Justice, has been accepted for the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (PCB-AHA) annual conference, which will take place Aug. 10 – 12, 2022, at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.
Sue Peabody’s essay, “Political and Legal Histories,” has just been published in Writing the History of Slavery, edited by David Doddington & Enrico Dal Lago, Bloomsbury “Writing History” Series (London, New York, Oxford, New Delhi, Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2022), 153-170. One of 19 historiographical chapters addressing different approaches to writing the history of slavery for students, this essay includes sections on “the political state as a frame,” “slavery and the law in the United States,” “comparative histories of slavery and abolition,” and “autobiography, biography, and microhistory.”