The Department of History is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Casey has been named the 2015 Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year at Southern Miss. Dr. Casey teaches the history of Latin America and is a specialist in the histories of Haiti and Cuba. He gave his MHC lecture, "Connected Histories: Cuba, Haiti and the United States, 1900-1940" on November 20, 2015. Well done, Dr. Casey!
The History Department is proud to announce that Professor of History Dr. Susannah J. Ural has been named the 2015-2017 Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Alumni Professor in the Humanities by the College of Arts and Letters. The Professorship is named after Moorman, who was a renowned authority on the work of Geoffrey Chaucer. It is awarded biennially for a two-year term to a senior professor in the departments of English, history, foreign languages, or philosophy. In addition to the award, recipients receive financial support for research in their field of study and must present a public lecture by the end of their term. For more information, CLICK HERE. Congratulations, Dr. Ural!