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Faculty news
Historian Todd Shepard awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Published April 12, 2021
He is one of 184 scholars, artists, and scientists selected from an applicant pool of 3,000 for the prestigious honor
Lady Bird's legacy
Published Spring 2021
A SAIS alum's new biography reveals the first lady's power and influence in LBJ's White House / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Put pedagogy first
Published Spring 2021
Reviewing History Professor Jonathan Zimmerman's new book, 'The Amateur Hour' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Explorations of the past and present
Published Winter 2020
The seven short stories in "The Office of Historical Corrections," Danielle Evans' latest collection, revolve around characters wrestling with the long shadows of the past. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
College football
A deep south tradition, born in Baltimore
Published Oct 2, 2020
On Oct. 3, the Georgia and Auburn football programs will renew their historic rivalry, which effectively gave rise to big-time college sports below the Mason-Dixon Line. Two Johns Hopkins alums made it all happen.
Nonfiction
They did more than survive
Published Fall 2020
Jessica Marie Johnson's 'Wicked Flesh' wrangles a wealth of scholarship and primary documents to discuss how Black women acquired and retained power in the 18th century / Johns Hopkins Magazine
In memoriam
History Professor Robert Forster dies at 93
Published May 15, 2020
Renowned for his work on the history of early modern France, he served as a professor of history at Johns Hopkins from 1966 to 1996, when he was named professor emeritus
Hopkins alum wins Pulitzer Prize for History
Published May 7, 2020
Caleb McDaniel received the prestigious award for his book Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America
Game night
Published Spring 2020
Game from Sheridan Libraries' Special Collections challenges players to advocate for women's voting rights while avoiding police / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
A historian's view of women's suffrage
Published Feb 21, 2020
Martha Jones discusses the legacy of the 19th Amendment and the black women suffragists who sparked and continue the voting rights movement