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Congratulations to both Dr. Adrian Alzate and Dr. Ricardo Pelegrin on their recent appointments. Dr. Alzate will be tenure track assistant professor at Universidad Autonoma de Occidente, a prestigious private college in the city of Cali, Colombia; Dr. Pelegrin starts as a Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Western Oregon University, a major public school.

Congratulations to Dr. Marshall for the publication of her book "Magazines and the Making of Mass Culture in Japan" in the University of Toronto Press series 'Studies in Book and Print Culture'.

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Congratulations to Department of History-AADS Associate Professor Hilary Jones on receiving a U.S. Scholar Fulbright Award for the Africa Regional Research Program in Senegal. The award will allow her to conduct fieldwork in Senegal for her book manuscript, “From Senegal to the French Antilles: West Africa and the Making of the French Atlantic World.”

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Congratulations to both Dr. Grace Solis and Dr. Chris Davis on their recent appointments. Dr. Solis has been made a QA Content Manager for Learning Tribes while Dr. Davis starts as a Visiting Instructor of History at Florida Atlantic University.

Congratulations to the following Ph.D. students who each received a Tinker Foundation Field Research Award to carry out dissertation research in the noted countries: Peru, Uruguay, Cuba, Columbia, and Mexico.

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Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Leo Falcon for his award of the 2019 Dissertation Fellowship from the Academy of American Franciscans. This fellowship, amounting to a stipend of $15,000, also carries with it the right of the awarding institution to preempt the publication of Mr. Falcon’s eventual dissertation.

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Morgan Gray for winning the James R. Scobie Award from the Conference on Latin American History which will enable her to carry out dissertation research in Peru over the upcoming summer.

Congratulations to Dr. Premo on the receipt of the 2019 Book Prize in Colonial Latin American Studies by the Latin American Studies Association’s section on colonial studies for her 2017 work "The Enlightenment on Trial".

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Congratulations to Dr. Lipartito on his receipt of a grant from CIFAR, a Canadian NGO. This award is worth $22,000 per year for 5 years to each primary researcher and is intended to stimulate international and interdisciplinary research into socially equitable innovation.

Candidate John Ermer has his opinion piece concerning the deterioration of US-Cuban political relations published in The Washington Post. Click to be taken to article.

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