Faculty Awards and Honors

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2016 - 2017

Choice magazine's Outstanding Academic Titles of 2016, for Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798-1998 - David Brundage 

2015 - 2016

Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award - Peter Kenez

Edna and Norman Freehling Fellowship, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities - Greg O'Malley

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities - Greg O'Malley

Co-winner of the Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies' biennial book prize - Marc Matera

Morris D. Forkosch Prize in British, British imperial, or British Commonwealth History - Greg O'Malley

James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History - Greg O'Malley

Frank L. and Harriet C. Owsley Award in Southern History - Greg O'Malley

Elsa Goveia Prize in Caribbean History - Greg O'Malley

2014 - 2015

UCSC Academic Senate Excellence in Teaching Award - Grace Peña Delgado

Hellman Fellows Program Award Recipient - Jennifer Derr

UCOP, Online Education Funding - Charles Hedrick and Jennifer Lynn

Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Gail Hershatter

Dizikes Faculty Teaching Award - Catherine Jones

History Bard Graduate Center Research Fellowship - Amy Lonetree

Else Goveia Prize - Greg O'Malley

IHR Faculty Fellowship - Maya Peterson 

Hellman Fellows Program Award Recipient - Juned Shaikh

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant - Elaine Sullivan

2013 - 2014

UCSC Academic Senate Excellence in Teaching Award - David Anthony

UCSC Academic Senate Excellence in Teaching Award - Alan Christy

Jensen-Miller Award, Western Historical Association - Grace Peña Delgado

IHR Research Fellowship - Jennifer Derr

Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in the Category of Social Science, Anthropology, and Folklore from the Association for Jewish Studies - Nathaniel Deutsch

Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowship in the Humanities - Marc Matera

Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize, Southern Historical Association's Latin American and Caribbean Studies Section - Matt O'Hara

2012 - 2013

Faculty Research Lecturer Award - Gail Hershatter

Dwight L. Smith (ABC-CLIO) Award - Lisbeth Haas

Douglas Adair Memorial Award - Greg O'Malley

NEH Summer Scholar - Catherine Jones

IHR Research Fellowship, "Mitsukoshi at War" - Noriko Aso

2011 - 2012

47th Walter Prescott Webb Essay Prize, University of Texas at Arlington - Brian A. Catlos

Fernand Braudel Fellow in History and Civilization at the European University Institute in Florence, 2011 - Edmund Burke III

Director, N.E.H. Summer Institute for Teachers, “Production and Consumption in World History, 1450-1950,” - Edmund Burke III

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Teachers - Dana Frank

UC President’s Faculty Research Fellowship in the Humanities  - Dana Frank

Special Research Grant, UC Santa Cruz Academic Senate  - Dana Frank

Rawley Prize Committee, Organization of American Historians - Lisbeth Haas

Distinguished Lecturer,  Organization of American Historians - Lisbeth Haas

President, Association of Asian Studies - Gail Hershatter

Academia Sinica Research Grant, 2010-13, hosted in the Institute of Modern Knowledge, Academia Sinica, Taiwan - Minghui Hu

Merrill College’s “Top Twenty Favorite Professors 2011” - Matthew Lasar

Honorary member, Golden Key Society - Cindy Polecritti

2010 - 2011

UC Humanities Research Institute Award - Alan Christy and Alice Yang

NYU Center for the US and the Cold War Travel Grant - Dana Frank

UC Presidential Chair, 2009-present - Charles Hedrick

Vice President (and President-elect) of the Association for Asian Studies, 2010-2011 - Gail Hershatter

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture - Gregory O’Malley

Pacific Rim: Research Program Faculty Initiative Award - Alan Christy and Alice Yang

Center for Information Technology: Research in the Interest of Society Award - Alan Christy and Alice Yang

UCSC Foundation Award - Alan Christy and Alice Yang

Merle Curti Award Honorable Mention, Organization of American Historians - Nathaniel Deutsch

UC MEXUS Travel Grant - Dana Frank

McGann Prize for Best Book from the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies - Matthew O’Hara

American Council of Learned Societies/Oscar Handlin Fellow - Greg O’Malley

Cappon Prize for Best Article published in The William and Mary Quarterly: A Magazine of Early American History and Culture - Greg O’Malley

2009 - 2010

NEH Research Fellow - Brian Catlos

Fernand Braudel Fellow for the Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute - Edmund Burke III

National Endowment for the Humanities: Grant - Edmund Burke III

SSPHS/Julian Bishko Memorial Prize - Brian Catlos

National Endowment for the Humanities: Fellowship - Brian Catlos

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant - Alan Christy and Alice Yang

MacArthur Foundation Innovation Grant - Alan Christy and Alice Yang

David B. Gold Foundation Grant - Nathaniel Deutsch

Palmes Académiques - Gildas Hamel

UCSC Institute for Humanities Research: Fellowship - Minghui Hu

UCSC Special Research Grant - Matthew O’Hara

John Dizikes Teaching Award in Humanities - Cynthia Polecritti

2008 - 2009

UC Office of the President, Miguel Contreras Labor Studies Development Fund: Labor Studies Grant - Dana Frank

UC Office of the President, Labor and Employment Research Fund: Faculty Research Grant - Dana Frank

UCSC Academic Senate Excellence in Teaching Award - Alice Yang

Fulbright Alumni Association: Fulbright Award - David Anthony

UC President's Research Fellowship in the Humanities - Noriko Aso

UCSC Institute for Humanities Research: Conference Award - Brian Catlos (w/ S. Kinoshita, Literature) 

UC Office of the President, Miguel Contreras Labor Studies Development Fund: Labor Studies Grant, 2006-08 - Dana Frank

UCSC Academic Senate, Committee on Research: Faculty Research Grant - Minghui Hu

UCSC, Institute for Humanities Research: Fellowship - Minghui Hu

UCSC, Center for Teaching Excellence: Course Development Fellowship - Minghui Hu

Ernestine Richter Avery Fellow, the Huntington Library - Catherine Jones

2007 - 2008

NEH Summer Institute “The Medieval Mediterranean & the Origins of the West” (Barcelona: July, 2008), Co-Director - Brian Catlos (w/ S. Kinoshita, Literature, UCSC)

UC France-Berkeley Fund, Institute European Studies UCB/Ministère des Affaires Étrangeres, France: Fellowship for International Collaboration - Brian Catlos

UCSC Committee on Research: Faculty Research Grant - Brian Catlos

UCSC Center for Teaching Excellence: Course Development Grant - Brian Catlos

UCSC Center for Teaching Excellence: Instructional Improvement Mini-Grant - Brian Catlos

UC Office of the President, Labor and Employment Research Fund: Faculty Research Grant - Dana Frank

Guggenheim Fellowship - Gail Hershatter

Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford - Gail Hershatter

UCSC Academic Senate: Faculty Research Grant - Noriko Aso

Presidential Chair and Director, Center for World History, 2003-07 - Edmund Burke III

UCSC Center for Teaching Excellence: Mini-Grant, 2004-07 - Brian Catlos

UCSC Academic Senate: Faculty Research Grant - María Elena Díaz

UCSC Institute for Humanities Research: Research Grant - Dana Frank

UCSC Academic Senate, Committee on Research: Special Research Grant, 2004-07 - Dana Frank

Fellowship, Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, Princeton University - Lisbeth Haas

Reappointed Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians - Lisbeth Haas

Needham Research Institute, Cambridge University: Andrew Mellon Fellowship - Minghui Hu

UCSC Academic Senate: Special Research Grant - Minghui Hu

UCSC Center for Teaching Excellence: Teaching Improvement Grant - Minghui Hu

Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship at the Virginia Historical Association - Catherine Jones

James Alexander Robertson Prize for Best Article in the Hispanic American Historical Review - Matthew O’Hara

National Endowment for the Humanities, Faculty Research Award - Matthew O’Hara

UCSC Institute for Humanities Research, Small Grant - Matthew O’Hara

Academic Senate Committee on Research – Faculty Research Grant - Matthew O’Hara

UCSC Faculty Research Committee Grant: manuscript preparation for The Barricade - Mark Traugott

2006 - 2007

UCSC Academic Senate, Committee on Research: Special Research Grant - Jonathan Beecher

UCSC, Committee on Research: Faculty Research Grant - Brian Catlos

UCSC, Humanities Division Dean’s Office: ad hoc “seed” grant for Mediterranean Studies Initiative - Brian Catlos (w/ S. Kinoshita, Literature) 

UCSC Academic Senate, Committee on Research: Faculty Research Grant - Dana Frank

Watson-Brown Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Institute for Southern Studies, University of South Carolina - Catherine Jones

UC Santa Cruz Committee on Teaching: Honorable Mention - David Anthony

UCSC Academic Senate, Committee on Research: Faculty Research Grant - Noriko Aso

UCSC Institute for Humanities Research: Faculty Small Grant - Noriko Aso

Ministerio de Cultura y Educación (Spain): Certification (homolgación) of PhD Degree - Brian Catlos

American Historical Association: Premio del Rey Award - Brian Catlos

UCSC, Academic Senate: Special Research Grant - María Elena Díaz

Recovery Project, University of Houston: Recovering U.S. Hispanic Religious Thought and Practice Research Grant - Lisbeth Haas

UC MEXUS Research Grant - Lisbeth Haas

Chiang Ching-kuo Cultural Exchange Foundation: Junior Scholar Grant - Minghui Hu

UCSC Academic Senate Committee on Research: Faculty Research Grant - Matthew O’Hara

2005 - 2006

France-Berkeley Foundation Grant - Jonathan Beecher

UC Office of the President: President’s Research Fellowship in the Humanities - Brian Catlos

UCSC Academic Senate, Committee on Research: Special Research Grant - Brian Catlos

Institute for Humanities Research: Faculty Research Fellowship - Brian Catlos

Institute for Humanities Research: Small Faculty Grant - Brian Catlos

UCSC Academic Senate, Committee on Research: Faculty Research Grant - Dana Frank

Packard Humanities Institute one-year grant to Satyajit Ray Film and Study Collection (Ray FASC), Principal Investigator (PI) - Dilip Basu

Community Foundation, Palo Alto: Grant to Satyajit Ray Film and Study Collection, (PI) - Dilip Basu

Co-winner John E. Fagg Prize, The American Historical Association - Brian Catlos

UCSC John Dizikes Excellence in Teaching Award - Gildas Hamel

UCSC Academic Senate: Faculty Research Grant - Minghui Hu

Center for Pacific Rim: Small Grant - Minghui Hu

UCSC Institute for Humanities Research Fellowship - Buchanan Sharp

Summer Institute for Israel Studies Fellowship - Bruce Thompson

2004 - 2005

Pacific Rim Research Grant, University of California - Alice Yang

Instructional Improvement Major Grant, University of California, Santa Cruz - Alice Yang