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Chinese Railroad Workers Project exhibit honored by California Preservation Foundation

by Melissa De Witte on October 13, 2019 11:54 am
A traveling historical and photographic exhibit sponsored by the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford, “Chinese Workers and the Railroad Traveling Exhibit,” has won two awards from the California Preservation Foundation: the 2019 Preservation Design Award in the Interpretive Exhibits category and a Trustees Award for Excellence. The exhibit commemorated the 150th… Read more Chinese Railroad Workers Project exhibit honored by California Preservation Foundation
Priya Satsa

Historian Priya Satia wins AHA’s prize for best book in world history

by Stanford News Service on October 8, 2019 2:03 pm
PRIYA SATIA, the Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History, has been awarded the American Historical Association’s Jerry Bentley Prize for best book in world history for Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution. The prize, established in 2014, honors the contributions to world history of the late University of Hawaii historian… Read more Historian Priya Satia wins AHA’s prize for best book in world history
Monika Schleier-Smith

Monika Schleier-Smith and Stanley Qi named ‘Scientists to Watch’

by Ker Than on October 2, 2019 6:15 am
MONIKA SCHLEIER-SMITH and STANLEY QI have been selected for Science News’ 2019 SN 10: Scientists to Watch list. Each scientist included in the SN 10 was nominated by a Nobel laureate or recently elected member of the National Academy of Sciences. All are age 40 or under and were selected by the Science News staff… Read more Monika Schleier-Smith and Stanley Qi named ‘Scientists to Watch’

Jonathan Gienapp receives Best Book in American Political Thought award

by Stanford News Service on September 25, 2019 2:44 pm
JONATHAN GIENAPP, assistant professor of history, has been awarded the Best Book in American Political Thought award for his book, The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era. The award was presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C. In that book, Gienapp analyzed debates… Read more Jonathan Gienapp receives Best Book in American Political Thought award
Michael Bartman

Stanford philosopher Michael Bratman recognized for his work on human behavior

by Alex Shashkevich on July 1, 2019 3:34 pm
Stanford philosopher MICHAEL BRATMAN has been honored for his work on the basic forms of human social interactions and cooperation. Bratman, the U. G. and Abbie Birch Durfee Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was one of two scholars to receive the 2019 Dr. Martin R. Lebowitz and Eve Lewellis Lebowitz Prize for… Read more Stanford philosopher Michael Bratman recognized for his work on human behavior
Adrian Daub

Daub named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research

by Cynthia Newberry on June 19, 2019 2:42 pm
ADRIAN DAUB, professor of comparative literature and German studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and will begin his term as the Barbara D. Finberg Director on Sept. 1. Daub, the Marta Sutton Weeks Faculty Scholar in the Humanities, returns to the Clayman… Read more Daub named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Shelley Fisher Fishkin

New American studies prize named for Stanford's Shelley Fisher Fishkin

by Alex Shashkevich on June 17, 2019 3:03 pm
The American Studies Association created a new prize and named it for Stanford English Professor SHELLEY FISHER FISHKIN. Fishkin, the Joseph S. Atha Professor in the Humanities and director of Stanford’s American Studies program, has been involved with the association as a president and in other leadership roles for about two decades. She is an… Read more New American studies prize named for Stanford's Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Stanford anthropologist Ian Hodder

Stanford archaeologist Ian Hodder honored by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

by Alex Shashkevich on June 12, 2019 3:40 pm
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has honored Stanford anthropologist IAN HODDER for his work in archaeology and his contribution to the relations between the United Kingdom and Turkey. Hodder, the Dunlevie Family Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, received the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George – a British order of chivalry… Read more Stanford archaeologist Ian Hodder honored by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II
Hanna Larson and Isabel Vogt

Two PhD students are awarded fellowships that honor the late Maryam Mirzakhani

by Department of Mathematics on May 20, 2019 2:24 pm
HANNAH LARSON, a PhD student in mathematics, and ISABEL VOGT, an MIT PhD student who has been visiting Stanford this year, have been awarded fellowships that honor the late MARYAM MIRZAKHANI. Mirzakhani joined Stanford as a professor of mathematics in 2009. She made advances in our understanding of the geometry and dynamics of Riemann surfaces… Read more Two PhD students are awarded fellowships that honor the late Maryam Mirzakhani
Monica Moore

Program in Modern Thought and Literature series honors department administrator Monica Moore

by Kathleen Sullivan on May 9, 2019 2:39 pm
The Program in Modern Thought and Literature has established an annual speaker series to honor the decades-long contributions of Stanford administrator MONICA MOORE to the interdisciplinary graduate program – and to the university. In announcing the inaugural speaker of the Monica P. Moore Speaker Series, English Professor MICHELE ELAM described Moore as the “heartbeat” of… Read more Program in Modern Thought and Literature series honors department administrator Monica Moore