March 2014 Accolades

Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History, served on a panel assessing Iran’s revolution at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. His paper was published in the center’s Viewpoint series under the title “Iran’s Tumultuous Revolution: 35 Years Later.” Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, delivered the Carnegie Institution’s Capital Science Lecture on Read more about March 2014 Accolades[…]

February 2014 Accolades

Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, was elected Fellow of the Geochemical Society. John Paden, Robinson Professor of International Studies, presented “Understanding and Mitigating the Drivers of Islamist Extremism in Northern Nigeria” at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University. He also gave a presentation on “Nigeria: Religious Conflict or Coexistence?” to Read more about February 2014 Accolades[…]

December 2013 Accolades

Spencer Crew, Robinson Professor of American History, served as seminar leader for a session discussing what it means be a public historian at the Seminar for Historical Administration in Indianapolis for the American Association for State and Local History. He also presented his essay, “Lincoln and the Issue of the Contraband” at Carleton University. He was Read more about December 2013 Accolades[…]

October 2013 Accolades

Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History, published “Iran at the UN: from Khomenei to Rouhani,” in the September19 issue of Foreign Policy (re-circulated on the Al-Monitor magazine web site). Spencer R. Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American, and Public History, presented at the Brown University Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice Symposium: “The Slave: Freedom Read more about October 2013 Accolades[…]

September 2013 Accolades

Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, had his book “The Story of Earth” selected for the Phi Beta Kappa Science Book Prize short list (the winner to be announced in October), and the Kirkus Review top 25 nonfiction books of 2012. He gave a keynote lecture on “The Diamond Makers” at the Industrial Diamond Association convention Read more about September 2013 Accolades[…]

August 2013 Accolades

Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History, presented and chaired a meeting on “Measuring Change in Iran” at the National Defense University. He presented and chaired a meeting on “Rouhani: Challenges at Home, Challenges Abroad” at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He was interviewed and quoted on numerous occasions by the Thomson-Reuters new agency, Read more about August 2013 Accolades[…]

April 2013 Accolades

Spencer R. Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American, and Public History, spoke on “The Underground Railroad in Virginia” at the Prince William County three-day program “Lest We Forget,” a conference on enslavement and emancipation. He also spoke at the Trinity School in New York City on “The Work of a Public Historian” and “The Great Read more about April 2013 Accolades[…]

March 2013 Accolades

Spencer R. Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American, and Public History, participated in the video segment “Underground Railroad: Network to Freedom,” which aired in the February “County Magazine” program on Channel 16, Fairfax County Government’s cable channel.   Paul D’Andrea, Robinson Professor of Theater and English, had his play “The Einstein Project” presented in February at Montana Read more about March 2013 Accolades[…]