The Department of History at Western Michigan University supports research, scholarship and creative activities.
Offices, Editorships, etc.
Angelov, Dimiter. Reviewer, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies.
Berkhofer, Robert. Co-Editor, The Medieval Review.
Borish, Linda J. Editorial Board Member, Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice.
Borish, Linda J. Editorial Board Member, The International Journal of the History of Sport.
Brandão, J. A. Series Editor, The Iroquoians and Their World, University of Nebraska Press.
Elder, E. Rozanne. Editorial Director for the following books for Cistercian Publications: Mary Most Holy: Meditating with the Early Cistercians (Cistercian Publications, 2003); The Life of Antony: The Coptic Life and the Greek Life, trans. Tim Vivian and Apostolos N. Athanassakis (Cistercian Publications, 2003); Bearers of the Spirit: Spiritual Fatherhood in the Romanian Orthodox Tradition (Cistercian Publications, 2003).
Elder, E. Rozanne. Board of Editors, Theoforum.
Elder, E. Rozanne. Board of Directors, The Anglican Theological Review.
Elder, E. Rozanne. Board of Editors, Classics of Western Spirituality Series, Paulist Press.
Faires, Nora. Board of Directors, Urban History Association.
Faires, Nora. Editorial Board Member, Michigan Historical Review.
Heasley, Lynne. Board Member,Tillers International.
Maier, Paul. Editorial Advisory Board Member, Christian History.
Podruchny, Carolyn. Secretary-Treasurer, American Society for Ethnohistory.
Sabra, Adam. Book Review Editor, Medieval Encounters.
Simon, Larry. Executive/General Editor and Chair of the Editorial Board, “Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World” book series.
Simon, Larry. Editorial Board Member, “The Medieval Mediterranean: Peoples, Economies and Cultures, 400-1500” book series.
Simon, Larry. Executive Editor. Medieval Encounters: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Culture in Confluence and Dialogue.
Simon, Larry . Editorial Board Member, The Medieval Review, on-line book review journal.
Xiong, Victor. Editorial Board Member, Chinese Historical Review.
Xiong, Victor. Editorial Board Member, Early Medieval China.
Grants, Fellowships, and Honors
Angelov, Dimiter. Imperial Ideology and Political Thought (forthcoming book), funded by the Marie Curie Foundation, European Commission.
Borish, Linda J. “Grant for American Jewish History for education work related to the 350 th Anniversary of the first Jews in the United States, 2004-2005.” The Jewish Federation of Kalamazoo and Southwest Michigan.
Borish, Linda J. “Jewish Women in American Sport film project.” The Fain Family Association.
Borish, Linda. Southern Jewish Historical Society Grant for preparation of the film "Settlement Houses to Olympic Stadiums: Jewish Women in American Sport."
Faires, Nora. Program Enhancement Grant, on behalf of Western Michigan University's Canadian Studies Committee. Canadian Embassy/ Ambassade du Canada.
Faires, Nora. Program Enhancement Grant from the Canadian Government.
Kachun, Mitch. “The Curse of Caste; or, the Slave Bride, and Other Civil War Era Writings of Mrs. Julia C. Collins, an African American Woman.” National Endowment for the Humanities.
Warren, Wilson. “Southwest Michigan Consortium on Teaching American History,” United States Department of Education and the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency.