April 2019 News

April 17, 2019
Mark Allen Peterson, recently named as the Edmund S. Morgan Professor of History, is a specialist in early North America and the Atlantic world. Peterson joined the Yale...
April 16, 2019
David Brion Davis, Yale Sterling Professor of American History Emeritus and preeminent scholar on the history of slavery and abolition, died on April 14 of natural causes. He...
April 15, 2019
David Blight, the Class of 1954 Professor of American History and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition was honored in the...
April 12, 2019
Arlington, VA, April 11, 2019—Sixteen graduate students have been selected to receive awards this year under the Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original...
April 11, 2019
Zhang will continue his legal history work while completing a J.D. at Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in history at the university. His scholarship will bridge constitutional law...
April 11, 2019
At its 50th Annual Meeting, held March 21-23 in Denver, Colorado, the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conferred two book awards to outstanding scholars of the...
April 10, 2019
Five Yale faculty members and affiliates were among 168 scholars, artists, and writers appointed as 2019 Guggenheim Fellows. The fellows, who are appointed by the foundation...