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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS)

Contributing to knowledge

MAKE A LASTING IMPACT

 

Our research and community and global partnerships give students and faculty the chance to have positive, lasting impacts around the world. 

Contributing to Knowledge

Awards & Grants

AHSS faculty and students are often recognized for their outstanding contributions to education, their fields of research and the community.

Here are some of our most recent achievements

  • Elizabeth Escobedo, associate professor in the department of history, has been awarded the Armitage-Jameson Prize from the Coalition for Western Women's History for her book, From Coveralls to Zoot Suits.
  • Andrea Stanton, assistant professor in the department of religious studies, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to fund a 2015 summer institute for secondary school teachers entitled: Teaching Connected Histories of the Mediterranean. It is a joint program with George Mason University, hosted by DU. 
  • Scott Howard, associate professor of English, has received the Donald C. Gallup Fellowship in American literature from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. This is a research fellowship that will fund one month of dedicated work on his monograph, Archive and Artifact: Susan Howe's Poetics.
  • Bill Philpott, associate professor in the history department, has been awarded a Spur Award in the Western Nonfiction--Contemporary category for his book Vacationland.
  • Omar Gudino, assistant professor in the department of psychology, has been appointed to the Denver Latino Commission of the Denver City Council.
  • Center for Judaic Studies Professor Jeanne Abrams' recently published book, Revolutionary Medicine: the Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health, made the Top 20 list of bestsellers in the field of American History through the YBP Library Service.