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Michael Harrington
Isserman Essay in NY Times Book Review
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the publishing of Michael Harrington's article "Our Fifty Million Poor" in Commentary magazine (a liberal journal of the time), James L. Ferguson Professor of History Maurice Isserman wrote an essay titled "Michael Harrington: Warrior on Poverty" about Harrington and his essay for The New York Times Sunday Book Review. More ...
Maurice Isserman
Fallen Giants Reviewed in NY Review of Books
"Getting High on the Himalayas," a review of Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes published in The New York Review of Books, declared the book an "authentic history" and "a big book in every sense." The book  is co-authored by James L. Ferguson Professor of History Maurice Isserman and University of Rochester Professor of History Stewart Weaver. More ...
Maurice Isserman
Isserman Reviews Che's Afterlife in The Nation
Maurice Isserman, the James L. Ferguson Professor of History, penned an in-depth review of Che's Afterlife: The Legacy of an Image by Michael Casey in the June 10 issue of The Nation. In the article, titled "Afterimages," Isserman examines the life of Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the "Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary comandante turned itinerant guerrilla" and Casey's analysis of "the head-and-shoulders portrait of a bearded, longhaired, 31-year-old Che, wearing a bomber jacket and his trademark beret emblazoned with the comandante star." More ...
Chad Williams
Williams Participates in Scholars Roundtable at National World War I Museum
Chad Williams, assistant professor of history, participated in a Scholars Roundtable titled "The Relevance and Importance of African Americans in World War I," at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City on Memorial Day, May 25. A ceremony honored African-American veterans of all wars and featured the unveiling of a painting inspired by African-American veterans. More ...
Maurice Isserman
Isserman Discusses Those Preceding Obama in Atlanta Journal Constitution
"The face of America today is the face of Barack Obama, an epochal change, whatever happens in the next four or eight years of an Obama administration," said Maurice Isserman, James L. Ferguson Professor of History, in an article appearing in the Monday, Jan. 19, edition of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. More ...
Fallen Giants
Isserman Presents at American Mountaineering Museum
Maurice Isserman, James L. Ferguson Professor of History, will join Everest pioneer Tom Hornbein, author of Everest: The West Ridge, for a presentation on the history of Himalayan mountain climbing on Thursday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum in Golden, Colorado. More ...
Inaugural Dean's Scholarly Achievement Awards Honor Five Faculty Members

Five members of the Hamilton faculty were recognized for their research and creative successes through a new series of awards presented at the 2008 Class & Charter Day on May 9. The Dean's Scholarly Achievement Awards were instituted in three categories this year by Dean of Faculty Joe Urgo. Derek Jones, the Irma M. and Robert D. Morris Professor of Economics, received the Career Achievement Award; Associate Professor of Mathematics Debra Boutin was awarded Early Career Achievement; and Assistant Professor of Sociology Stephen Ellingson, Associate Professor of English Naomi Guttman and Associate Professor of History Lisa Trivedi all received the Notable Year Achievement awards.  More ...

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