Awards & Prizes

University of Minnesota Awards


Department of History—Graduate Student Teaching Award
2018 Instructor Award: Emma Snowden
2018 Teaching Assistant Award: Alexander Steele
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Adey Almohesen 
Loren Cowdery
Jessica Farrell
Allison Schwartz
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
Ketaki Jaywant 
CSPW Dissertation Development Fellowship
Spring 2018:
Noam Sienna
William Stout and Thomas Wallace Fellowsip
Michael Kadow
Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP)
Summer 2018:
Eric Becklin
Michael Kadow
Katherine Pierpont
Sultan Toprak
Katherine Tuley
Heider Tun
Ana Vergara
Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Fellowship
Elizabeth Caldaza
Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC) Fellowship
Catherine Ulep
Thesis Travel Reseach Grant
Summer 2018:
Fikri Cicek
Jazmine Contreras
Janeke Thumbran
Hella Mears (Center for German and European Studies)
Summer 2018:
Jan Volek
Erickson Graduate Fellowship in Law and History
Alison Scwartz

External Awards

Adey Almohsen, Research Fellowship in Palestinian Studies 2017–8 from Palestinian American
Jazmine Contreras, Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Fellowship
Melissa Hamption, 2018-2019 Goizueta Graduate Research Fellowship at the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection
Loren Cowdery, Leon Levy Foundation Grant for attending the Society for Classical Studies’ “The Use of Art and Material Culture in Scholarship and Teaching.” University of Illinois

Awards & Prizes

Adey Almohsen, Partnership for Affordable Content Grant, University Elizabeth Badger, Henry DuPont Exploratory Grant, Hagley Museum
John Manke, McNally Research Travel Grant
Scott McDowell, William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Early Career Scholar Fellowship, American Society for Legal History
Scott McDowell, Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIASS) Research Grant
Ai Miller, 2017 Travel Research in Equity Collections (TREC) Fellow, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
Alison Schwartz, Mary Lily Research Grant at Duke University’s Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture
Alison Schwartz, Schlesinger Library’s Dissertation Grant
Nick Williams, Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Grant
Tianxiao Zhu, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Travel Grant, Gerald Ford Presidential Library


Evan Taparata, Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy/Jack Miller Center Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania