The Centre for History and Economics is ..
for an outstanding PhD thesis on German history
Carly Maris is a Ph.D. student in the UCR History Department working under Professor Michele Salzman. She holds a B.A. in Medieval Studies from UC Davis, and an M.A. in Classics from UC Irvine. Carly’s research primarily focuses on parades, using theories in Public History to provide theoretical frameworks through which to view the role of processions in ancient communities. Carly likewise is interested in the destruction of ancient sites in contested areas in the Middle East. She also is the co-founder of Tiro, a Digital Humanities bibliography project aimed at making research in the ancient world more accessible to wider audiences through open source and user-friendly databases.
The British International History Group, ..
Leanna is a Ph.D. candidate in Early Modern English history at the University of California, Riverside. She received her BA and MA at the University of Mississippi. Leanna is currently researching her dissertation on political poetry, both print and manuscript, and its influence on popular political action from the Popish Plot to the Glorious Revolution, 1678-1689.
Camilo Erlichman awarded BIHG Thesis Prize 2016 - …
The FHHS Dissertation Prize Committee was faced with a wealth of riches in the nominated dissertations. Daniel Bouk’s The Science of Difference rose to the top on the basis of its elegant conception, articulate argument, robust use of sources, and graceful writing style. The committee welcomes a fresh voice in the history of the human sciences and congratulates Daniel Bouk on a receiving this signal honor from our community of interest.
analyses the various alternatives to appeasement ..
In a cogent historiographical introduction, Bouk uses American historian Daniel Boorstin’s 1973 work on the development of “statistical communities” as a foil, setting up his own analysis as a form of cultural history of science. By following tools — the invention and deployment of various mathematical instruments for specifying differences — Bouk is able to plumb the changing variety of ways to discriminate among the population and assess how risk was conceptualized and calculated across time.