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WSU History Newsletter
Spring 2017 Issue

History @ Washington State

steven-kale_114x132Letter from the Chair, Dr. Steve Kale

2017 has been a year of growth and accolades for the Department of History…

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Faculty Spotlight

From Marina Tolmacheva’s research on exploring the Indian Ocean to Jesse Spohnholz’s “gripping” new book on early modern European history to Jennifer Thigpen’s and Lydia Gerber’s “Exceptional Professor” awards…

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Teaching Innovations

A new book series based on the Roots of Contemporary Issues Program, a film series focused on topics in social justice for the WSU Vancouver community, and more…

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Events and News

Sue Peabody’s international lecture tour, plus new faculty at WSU Tri-Cities, along with the College in the High School and RCI programs, and more…

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Scholarships and Awards

Congratulations to award-winning History faculty, including Katy Fry, Roger Chan, and Raymond Sun, as well as our undergraduate scholarships and awards winners…

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Undergraduate News

While the Department of History routinely produces graduates poised to make names for themselves in the wider world, a few actually enter college with a bit of a head start…

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Graduate News

Find out what doctoral student Ryan Booth and other graduate students in History are focusing on…

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Faculty Publications

Lawrence Hatter’s book on American nationhood, Puck Brecher’s bold revelations about Western communities in wartime Japan, Matthew Sutton’s history of modern Evangelicalism, and more…

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Alumni News

Jacki Hedlund Tyler (PhD ’15), Alisa Wade (MA ’09), and Amanda (Townsley) Link (PhD ’15) appeared at universities across America, while Annie Marggraf (BA ’16) appeared on televisions worldwide as a contestant on Jeopardy!

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History Club

The WSU Vancouver History Club, advised by Steve Fountain, teamed with local civic groups in community outreach events during the Native American Culture and History Symposium…

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