New Book on Colonization from Brandon Mills

Oct. 28, 2020

History Instructor Brandon Mills recently published his new book, The World Colonization Made: The Racial Geography of Early American Empire . It chronicles the rise and fall of the colonization movement as a political force within the United States – from its roots in the crises of the Revolutionary Era,...

Marjorie Levine-Clark Contributed to Prize Winning Reference

Aug. 19, 2020

Associate Dean for Diversity, Outreach, and Initiatives, and Professor of History, Marjorie Levine-Clark contributed to the edited collection A Cultural History of Work: Volumes 1-6 , which recently won the Association of American Publishers 2020 PROSE Award for Multivolume Reference: Humanities. Her chapter, “Work and Society” was included in Volume...

Peter Kopp Starts NEH Grant to Finish Second Book

Aug. 19, 2020

Peter A. Kopp, Associate Professor of History, recently began a yearlong National Endowment for the Humanities Faculty Grant in the hopes of finishing his second book, “Fabián García: Father of the New Mexico Chile Pepper.”

Rachel Gross Publishes on the Role of Corporate Sponsorships in Climbing Everest

Aug. 19, 2020

In “Logos on Everest: Commercial Sponsorship of American Expeditions, 1950–2000,” published in July by Cambridge University Press , the History Department’s latest hire, Assistant Professor Rachel Gross lays out the impact companies have had on the history of summiting Mount Everest. “The funds dedicated to sponsorship by the end of...

National History Day in Colorado cover story in the fall SRMA newsletter

Sept. 10, 2019

Highlighting the achievements of National History Day in Colorado (NHDC), administered in the History Department, the fall Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists (SRMA) newsletter will educate members about the 24,000 students across the state who participate in NHDC each year. The fall issue also highlights NHDC teacher workshop trainings, research...

Whitesides publishing and blogging

April 9, 2019

CT Clinical Assistant Professor of History Greg Whitesides recently published his latest book Science and American Foreign Relations since World War II ( Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations). From atomic energy and satellites to the green revolution, his book covers scientific advances central to American diplomacy in the early...

Finkelstein presenting in Italy

April 9, 2019

Gabriel Finkelstein, Associate Professor of History, has been invited to a history of science conference on "Mechanism, Life and Mind in the ‘Modern’ Era" at the Università Roma Tre, in Rome, Italy, this April. His talk will be on " The Intellectual Origins of the Ignorabimus ."

Noel and Zaidins speak at Triple Nine Society Conference

Sept. 6, 2018

This past weekend, CLAS was well represented at the Triple Nine Society Conference in Denver at the Brown Palace. History Professor Tom Noel presented Denver: Mining to Metropolis , a lighthearted overview of the ups and downs of the Mile High City from the 1858-59 Gold Rush to today. And...

The Immigration Studies Certificate

May 11, 2018

A 12-credit program with opportunities in immigration an/or refugee-related internships. Requirements: HIST 3345: Immigration and Ethnicity in American History HIST 3349: Internship (begin the internship process by registering for an Internship Workshop in the "Events" section on Handshake - Two approved elective courses (see for a complete list...

Laird publishes on self-made success

Jan. 18, 2018

Pam Laird, History, published " How business historians can save the world—from the fallacy of self-made success " in a special issue on narratives in the British journal Business History in November. The article tracks the history of the self-making concept from its original sense of community-serving self-improvement to its...