Winning Lebanon
Dr. Dylan Baun explores history of Middle East youth movements in new book

Nov 10, 2020

Dr. Dylan Baun, an assistant professor in the Department of History in The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of The University of Alabama System, has published a new book. Winning Lebanon: Youth Politics, Populism, and the …


American Astronautical Society awards the Eugene E. Emme Award to Dr. Stephen Waring

Oct 30, 2020

American Astronautical Society (AAS) has awarded its Eugene E. Emme Award for Astronautical Literature to Dr. Stephen Waring, Professor of the UAH History Department and Dr. Brian C. Odom.  Both received the award for editing NASA and the Long …


Diverse Voices in the Humanities
The History Department and Humanities Center welcome guest lecturer Dr. Colleen Ho, a specialist in medieval history  

Oct 26, 2020

The History Department and Humanities Center are delighted to host a virtual lecture by Dr. Colleen Ho, a specialist in medieval history and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Maryland, College Park. In “The Unintended Legacy of Medieval …


Dr. Thompson
POSTPONED: UAH welcomes visiting Modern Middle East Scholar Dr. Elizabeth Thompson

Mar 04, 2020

Dr. Elizabeth Thompson, a historian of political movements, constitutionalism, gender, and foreign intervention in the Middle East, will visit UAH March …


Lecture by Dr. Shennette Garrett-Scott

Feb 06, 2020

Dr. Garrett-Scott discusses the relationship between black women and American finance capitalism from the Reconstruction era to the …


Lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Thompson

Feb 06, 2020

The UAH Department of History will host Dr. Elizabeth Thompson (Professor of Modern Middle East History and Islamic Studies at American University) for a lecture on her forthcoming book, titled "How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs: The …


Shooting for the Moon: UAH M. Louis Salmon Library awarded Recordings at Risk grant

May 20, 2019

The UAH M. Louis Salmon Library Archives and Special Collections has been awarded a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings as Risk Grant. UAH was the only Alabama institution selected to receive the award in the fifth …


UAH welcomes, Dr. Maha Nassar, Modern Middle East Scholar

Feb 11, 2019

Maha Nassar, a cultural and intellectual historian and Modern Middle East and Islamic Studies scholar will visit UAH next …


“Late bloomer” makes up for lost time after discovering love of history

Oct 09, 2018

Meagan Bojarski describes herself as a "late bloomer" when it comes to her love of history. "I hated it until about six years ago," laughs the Lawrenceville, Ga. …


Frances Cabaniss Roberts
Dr. Frances Roberts’ dissertation to be published in conjunction with Alabama’s bicentennial

Oct 01, 2018

Dr. Frances Roberts' 1956 Ph.D. dissertation, "Background and Formative Period in the Great Bend and Madison County," will be published next year in conjunction with the state's 200th anniversary celebration. The effort was undertaken by Dr …