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Elizabeth Sharrow to Participate in Mellon Faculty Leadership Development Program

Monday, May 15, 2023

Professor Elizabeth Sharrow, associate professor in the School of Public Policy and the Department of History and Director of Faculty Research at the UMass Institute for Social Science Research,...

The History Department Mourns the Loss of Robert Paynter

Friday, May 5, 2023

The UMass Amherst Department of History is deeply saddened by the loss of Robert Paynter '75MA '80 PhD. Bob received his MA and PhD from the Anthropology Department at UMass Amherst before teaching...

Jennifer L. Nye wins HFA’s 2023 College Outstanding Teacher Award

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Jennifer L. Nye, a Senior Lecturer II in the Department of History, won the 2023 College Outstanding Teaching Award (COTA), in recognition of her excellence in teaching and many contributions to...