July 26, 2021
Felipe Hinojosa’s ‘Apostles of Change’ tells how secular Latino activists protested by seizing sacred spaces
As historian Felipe Hinojosa said, "We know very little about Latino and Latina religious leaders that were prophets, that were religious radicals — people who stood up to faith and justice."
July 7, 2021
An opinion piece in The Hill, by Douglas Brinkley, Ph.D., Elizabeth Cobbs, Ph.D., AND David Robinson, offers an updated “Fourteen Points” to open a conversation about how to shift away from outdated security paradigms and set new goalposts.
July 1, 2021
Four A&M professors contribute to 2021 C-Span Survey on the Presidents, the most of any U.S. faculty.”
Professors Terry Anderson, Elizabeth Cobbs, Jason Parker and David Vaught of the Department of History at Texas A&M University contribute to the 2021 C-Span survey on the Presidents. https://www.c-span.org/presidentsurvey2021/?page=participants
June 30, 2021
Historian David Vaught steps up to the plate to discuss the origins of America’s pastime.
June 21, 2021
Dr. Angela Hudson’s most recent article, “The Indian Doctress in the Nineteenth-Century United States: Race, Medicine, and Labor” is now out in print (it has been available online for a while) in the Summer 2021 issue of the Journal of Social History. This article focuses on Native and non-Native women who worked in the “Indian […]
May 22, 2021
Dr. Daniel Bare, a 2017 HIST PhD also under Dr. Hinojosa who is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies here at Texas A&M, has just published Black Fundamentalists: Conservative Christianity and Racial Identity in the Segregation Era from New York University Press, which began as a dissertation here in our department. The web like for the […]
May 21, 2021
Manny Grajales, Ph.D. student, has just won a one-year, non-residential dissertation fellowship from the Louisville Institute.
April 23, 2021
Congratulations to Elizabeth Crisp, Dana Lamkin, and Jimmy Ardoin, the winners of our department’s annual Undergraduate Paper Prize! Their fascinating essays are a tribute to the wonderful and highly original historical research our students are engaged in each semester!
Jonathan Brunstedt has won an NEH Summer Stipend Fellowship for his second book project on the entangled cultural representation of the U.S.-Vietnam (1961-1975) and the Soviet-Afghan (1979-1989) wars!
April 9, 2021
The National Women’s History Museum will be the 20th museum in the Smithsonian’s collection. McNamara and Hernandez said they are thrilled to see its creation and are excited about how it will educate the public. By Mia Mercer ‘23