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Dr. Jonathan Wiesen comes to UAB from the Department of History at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale, where he has been department chair since 2016.

Pamela Sterne King, assistant professor in the UAB History Department, has been named president of the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation.

Amber Genau and André Millard partnered to create new courses that shed light on the role of technology in learning “where we come from and where we are going.
George O. Liber has published his third book, Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).
The downtown walking tour was scheduled for a sunny Saturday in April 2016. But the group of about 40 and their UAB student guides soon found themselves reliving another spring morning—Easter Sunday 1963.
Dr. Stella Ghervas, Assistant Professor of History, will give the keynote lecture for the UAB Graduate History Conference on Friday, April 8, at 6:00 PM, in Heritage Hall Room 102.
Colin Davis, chair of the Department of History, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Labor and Working Class History Association.
The Department of History welcomes a new faculty member in January 2016. Stella Ghervas will be joining us as an assistant professor starting in the Spring semester.
October 26, 2015

In Memoriam: Glenn Feldman

Southern historian Glenn Feldman wrote 11 books that made him one of the most serious scholars on race and politics in the South. He was also a light-hearted joker who kept people laughing, while building close family, professional and church relationships that inspired thousands of friends and students.
Professor Glenn Feldman passed away suddenly on October 19. His life and family will be honored in a prayer vigil Wednesday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Homewood. His funeral will be held Friday, October 23.
The UAB College of Arts and Sciences Department of History will be memorializing beloved Professor Raymond Mohl at a service on May 1, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in Heritage Hall Lecture Room 102.
AHA Today, a blog of the American Historical Association, features an interview with UAB distinguished professor and Department of History chair Colin J. Davis.


Professor George Liber's expertise in Soviet, post-Soviet, and East European history has been in demand by local news media ever since the crisis in Ukraine began in February 2014.
Five college faculty members have been chosen as Edge of Chaos Scholars along with 21 other UAB faculty and staff members. In their new role, they will be making presentations throughout the coming academic year on the problems our society has struggled to solve.
Graduate students will be able to take a unique World War II class this fall. HY 693 covers events of the war exactly 70 years after they occurred, which means it will cover the events of August to December 1944 — one of the most important and dramatic periods of the war.
It is with great pleasure we celebrate the awards that our colleagues have won this semester: Raymond Mohl, Carolyn Conley, Glenn Feldman, and Andrew Demshuk.
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