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Dr. Murphy awarded PC’s Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award for 2019

Join us in congratulating our very own Dr. Sharon Ann Murphy! Dr. Murphy has been awarded PC’s Outstanding Faculty Scholar […]

Dr. Johnson’s two-volume textbook named to American Library Association’s List of Best Historical Materials

Dr. Jeff Johnson’s two-volume book, Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era (ABC-Clio, 2017), was named to […]

Dr. Murphy awarded prestigious ACLS Fellowship

Dr. Sharon Ann Murphy has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) grant for the academic year 2018. Peer reviewers […]

Dr. Adrian Chastain Weimer has been awarded the Jane Dempsey Douglass Prize

Dr. Adrian Chastain Weimer’s article, “Elizabeth Hooton and the Lived Politics of Toleration in Massachusetts Bay,” published in the William […]

Dr. Steven Carl Smith to give invited lecture at the University of Missouri’s Kinder Institute in Constitutional Democracy

Dr. Steven Carl Smith, Assistant Professor of History, will be in Columbia, Missouri on Friday, October 19, where he will give […]

Sanskrit Offered for First Time at Providence College through Dr. Lawless

Dr. John Lawless is offering Sanskrit instruction, a first for Providence College. As seen in this image, student Sean Tobin […]

Dr. Ray Sickinger discusses his award-winning book and career on the Providence College podcast

Dr. Raymond Sickinger discusses his award-winning book on the life of Antoine Frederic Ozanam, found of the St Vincent de […]

Dr. Adrian Chastain Weimer has been elected to the Society of Fellows of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Founded in 1791, the Massachusetts Historical Society is a major research institution for American and British history. As an elected […]

Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi in Providence Journal for film on the history of Jewish students at PC

The Providence Journal wrote published a piece on Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi’s project on the history of Jewish students at PC. […]

Dr. Ted Andrews and Dr. Alex Orquiza receive 2018 Arts & Science Dean’s Recognition Award

Dr. Alex Orquiza and Dr. Ted Andrews received the 2018 Arts & Sciences Dean’s Recognition Award. The Arts and Sciences Dean’s Recognition […]

Dr. Jeff Johnson succeeds Dr. Paul O’Malley as Director of Graduate Studies

We are pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Johnson as the new director to the Graduate History Program. We would like extend our […]

Dr. Ray Sickinger wins award from National Catholic Press Association

We are proud to congratulate Dr. Ray Sickinger, whose recent biography of Frédéric Ozanam, Antoine Frédéric Ozanam, has been granted the first […]

Job search for Assistant Professor in Modern British History

We are currently accepting applications for an assistant professor in Modern British History beginning fall 2019.

Dr. Vefa Erginbas in The Journal of Economic and Social History of the Orient

Dr. Vefa Erginbas recently published an article entitled “Problematizing Ottoman Sunnism: Appropriation of Islamic History and Ahl-al-Baytism in the Ottoman […]

Dr. Alex Orquiza on NPR

Dr. Alex Orquiza ​served as a consultant on “A Filipino American Story.”​  He also was interviewed for an NPR story […]

Dr. Sharon Murphy featured in TIME Magazine, awarded NEH Grant

Dr. Sharon Murphy is becoming a bit of a celebrity. An excerpt from her recent book, Other People’s Money: How Banking Worked […]

Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi speaks at US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC

Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi participated in the 2018 Jack and Anita Hess Faculty Seminar entitled Silenced Voices and Marginalized Histories: Roma […]

Foreign Affairs names Dr. Colin Jaundrill’s book Top 10 of 2017

Dr. Colin Jaundrill’s book Samurai to Soldier (Cornell UP, 2016) was named one of Foreign Affairs’ best foreign policy books of 2017.

Dr. Jeff Johnson releases new book, The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing: Anarchy and Terrorism in Progressive Era America, through Routledge

Dr. Jeff Johnson’s newest book, The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing: Anarchy and Terrorism in Progressive Era America, was published in late 2017 by […]

Dr. Alex Orquiza advises on Filipino National History Month video

Dr. Alex Orquiza, fighting the sleep deprivation of new parenthood, contributed to two service and outreach projects in the 2017 […]

Dr. Adrian Weimer awarded two long-term grants

Dr. Adrian Weimer was awarded two long-term NEH Fellowships, one at the Massachusetts Historical Society and one at the American […]

Dr. Steven Carl Smith’s book published by Penn State University Press

Dr. Steven Carl Smith’s first book, An Empire of Print: The New York Publishing Trade in the Early American Republic […]

Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi opens exhibit on Jewish students at Providence College

Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi and Dr. Arthur Urbano of the Theology Department opened an exhibit on the history of Jewish students […]

Dr. Karen Holland contributes to Routledge Press edited volume

Dr. Karen Holland has contributed six entries to A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Englishwomen: Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts, […]

Dr. Richard Grace speaks at Rhode Island State House

Dr. Richard J. Grace delivered the concluding talk at the State House ceremony observing the hundredth anniversary of the charter […]

Dr. Vefa Erginbas presents paper at Middle East Studies Association Meeting in Boston

Dr. Vefa Erginbas presented his paper entitled “Reappraising Ottoman religiosity in last decades of the sixteenth-century: Mustafa Darir’s Siret and its […]

Dr. Ted Andrews delivers panel talk at American Historical Association and awarded Mentoring Mini-Grant

Dr. Edward E. Andrews participated in two panels dealing with enrollments in history courses at the recent American Historical Association […]

Dr. Karen Holland presents paper at University College Galway in Ireland

Dr. Karen Holland presented her paper entitled “Finding Her Voice: Joan Fitzgerald’s Petition Letters to William Cecil” at the 7th […]

Dr. Paul O’Malley speaks on Eamon de Valera

Dr. Paul O’Malley spoke on “Eamon de Valera: ‘The Spanish Onion in the Irish Stew,’ His Rhode IslandConnections” in ’64 […]