April 2018 News

April 30, 2018
By E.J. Crawford Faculty members Jay Gitlin ’71, ’74 Mus.M., ’02 Ph.D. and Meg Urry are this year’s recipients of the Howard R. Lamar Faculty Awards, presented annually to...
April 23, 2018
The human rights movement, like the world it monitors, is in crisis: After decades of gains, nearly every country seems to be backsliding. Viktor Orban in Hungary, Rodrigo...
April 19, 2018
Deborah Coen is a professor in the Department of History and chair of the Program in the History of Science and Medicine (HSHM). She joined the FAS faculty in July 2017,...
April 18, 2018
By Susan Gonzalez, Yale News As a child, one of Amelia Nierenberg’s favorite games was to play “journalist,” during which she would stage interviews with her grandmother....
April 16, 2018
History Ph.D. candidate Camille Cole recently received the Joel A. Tarr Prize for the best article, published in either a journal or edited volume, on the relationship...
April 3, 2018
Abbas Amanat, newly appointed as the William Graham Sumner Professor of History, is a historian of the modern Middle East, early modern and modern Iran, and Shi’ism and the...