Faculty, Student, Alumni Notes
- Executive committee members Carolyn Rouse, professor and chair of anthropology, and Paul Starr, professor of sociology and the Stuart Professor of Communications and Public Affairs in the School of Public and International Affairs, discussed “The University, Social Justice, and Free Inquiry” with Princeton Alumni Weekly.
- The Georgetown Center for the Constitution awarded the 2021 Thomas M. Cooley Book Prize to AMS executive committee member Sean Wilentz, the George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History, for No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding (Harvard University Press, 2018).
- Perspectives on History spotlights AMS executive committee member Rosina Lozano, associate professor of history.
- Judith Hamera, professor of dance in the Lewis Center for the Arts and American studies, won the Gertrude Lippincott Award for Best Article of the Year (2019) from the Dance Studies Association for “Gus Giordano, The Rehearsal, and the Critical Utility of Forgotten Dance Triumphs,” also an honorable mention for the 2020 Outstanding Article Award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.
- Professor of American Studies Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús shared her summer reading list on the University homepage.
- Assistant Professor of English and American Studies Monica Huerta writes on “Anti-racism and the Problem of the Soul” in The Los Angeles Review of Books.
- AMS and LAO alumnus Samuel Vilchez Santiago qualified for the August 18 Democratic primary for Florida House District 48.
- AMS executive committee member Judith Weisenfeld, the Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion and chair of the Department of Religion, was honored in the Graduate School’s May 29 virtual Hooding ceremony as one of four recipients of Graduate Mentoring Awards named by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.
- AMS senior Juston Forte received the W. Sanderson Detwiler 1903 Prize, given to a senior who, in the judgment of classmates, has done the most for their class.