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  • David Vaught publishes scholarly biography of Hall of Fame Baseball Pitcher

    David Vaught has published his fourth research monograph, Spitter: Baseball’s Notorious Gaylord Perry (Texas A&M University Press). Check out the blurbs on the Press website! Written for both scholarly and general audiences, Spitter is the first full-length biography of Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry—the notorious spitballer.

  • Sonia Hernandez

    College of Arts & Sciences interviews Dr. Sonia Hernandez for National Hispanic Heritage Month

    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the College of Arts and Sciences talks to History Associate Professor Sonia Hernández about the nonprofit public history project she helped found. 

  • Manuel (Manny) Grajales ’22: The Story of Us

    For this first generation student, history is more than just names and dates, it’s the story of who we are.

  • Brian Linn publishes book chapter in Empire’s Violent End

    Brian Linn has a new book chapter out, “’The normal order of things’: Contextualizing ‘technical violence’ in the Netherlands-Indonesia War,” co-authored with Azarja Harmmany in Empire’s Violent End:  Comparing British, Dutch, and French Wars of Decolonization, 1945-1962.

  • Adam Seipp publishes article in War & Society

    New Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences Adam Seipp published “Fulda Gap:  A Board Game, West German Society, and a Battle that Never Happened, 1975-85,” in the premier journal in his field, War & Society.

  • Andrew Kirkendall

    Andy Kirkendall publishes “Hemispheric Alliances”

    Dr. Andrew J. Kirkendall has just published his latest book, Hemispheric Alliances:  Liberal Democrats and Cold War Latin America, with the University of North Carolina Press.

  • Olga Dror…From Russia to Aggieland

    A polyglot, scholar, and mother who found her way from Russia to Texas A&M University.

  • Sonia Hernandez

    Sonia Hernandez wins OAH Book Award

    Dr. Sonia Hernández won the Philip Taft Labor History Book Award for her monograph, For a Just and Better World:  Engendering Anarchism in the Mexican Borderlands, 1900–1938 with the University of Illinois Press! 

  • Lorien Foote wins OAH Book Award

    Dr. Lorien Foote, the Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor in History, won the OAH’s Civil War and Reconstruction Book Award for her 2021 monograph, Rites of Retaliation:  Civilization, Soldiers, and Campaigns in the Civil War with the University of North Carolina Press.  This prestigious OAH award goes to “the most original book on the coming […]

  • Revolutionary Women of Color

    For women of color in America, racism and sexism can only be understood in an intersectional framework. In late March, the History Department hosted a two-day conference, The Second Wave: Revolutionary Women of Color, to advance such scholarship and honor three pioneer activists from the 1960s and 1970s.