Congratulations to GSU history Ph.D. graduates, Drs. Shannon Bontrager (Ph.D. 2011) and Steve Blankenship (Ph.D. 2007), who were selected for “American History, Atlantic and Pacific” project. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is supporting this project through a three-year agreement with the AHA, as part of their “Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges” initiative. Drs. Bontrager and Blankenship are among 24 faculty members selected from 12 2-year institutions around the U.S.
The AHA announcement can be found at http://blog.historians.org/news/1730/participants-selected-for-american-history-atlantic-and-pacific-project. Details about the project can be found at http://www.historians.org/projects/bridgingcultures/.