The Department of History at Western Michigan University supports research, scholarship and creative activites.
Offices and Editorships
Beyan, Amos. Editorial Board, Liberian Studies Journal.
Borish, Linda J. Editorial Board, Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice.
Borish, Linda J. International Editorial Board, The International Journal of the History of Sport.
Borish, Linda J. Academic Council, American Jewish Historical Society.
Brandão, José Antonio. Co-Director, French Michilimackinac Research Project, Mackinac State Historic Parks
Brandão, José Antonio. Historical Consultant, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project, Western Michigan University, Dept. of Anthropology
Brandão, José Antonio. Series Editor, The Iroquoians and Their World, The University of Nebraska Press.
Brandão, José Antonio. Editorial Board, The Michigan Historical Review.
Coryell, Janet. Academic Review Committee, Michigan Historical Commission's Civil War Sesquicentennial.
Elder, E. Rozanne. Board of Editors, Theoforum.
Elder, E. Rozanne. Board of Directors, The Anglican Theological Review.
Elder, E. Rozanne. Board of Editors, Paulist Press: Classics of Western Spirituality series.
Faires, Nora. Editorial Board, Journal of American Ethnic History.
Faires, Nora. Editorial Board, The Michigan Historical Review.
Faires, Nora. Member, Vincent P. DeSantis Prize Committee, Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
Faires, Nora. Member, Program Committee, Immigration and Ethnic History Society.
Heasley, Lynne. Secretary and Board Member, Tillers International Board of Directors.
Julien, Catherine. Editorial Board, Ñawpa Pacha.
Julien, Catherine. Editorial Board, Ethnohistory.
Maier, Paul. Editorial Advisory Board, Christian History.
Maier, Paul. Corresponding Editor, Christianity Today.
Maier, Paul. Board of Regents, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO.
Maier, Paul. Advisory Board, Lutheran Church Library Association.
Martini, Edwin. Co-Founder, War and Peace Studies Caucus, American Studies Association.
Martini, Edwin. Editor, H-1960s listserv discussion group.
Martini, Edwin. Article Review Editor, H-Diplo discussion group.
Martini, Edwin. Humanities Consultant, Back in the World: Vietnam Veterans After the War, PBS Documentary Film, Ed Gray, Director.
Palmitessa, James. International Editorial Board, Opera historica. Časopis dějiny raného novověku [Journal of Early Modern History], Czech Republic.
Palmitessa, James. International Advisory Board, Husitský Tábor [Interdisciplinary Journal on the Bohemian and European Reformations], Czech Republic.
Simon, Larry. Executive/General Editor and Chair of the Editorial Board, "Medieval and Early Modern Iberia World" book series, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers.
Simon, Larry. Editorial Board, "The Medieval Mediterranean: Peoples, Economies and cultures, 400-1500" book series, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers.
Szylvian, Kristin. Treasurer, Society for American City and Regional Planning History.
Szylvian, Kristin. Second Vice-Chairman, Committee on Museum Professional Training, American Association of Museums.
Warren, Wilson. Past President and Board Member, Michigan Council for History Education.
Xiong, Victor. Editorial Board, Early Medieval China.
Xiong, Victor. Editorial Board, Chinese Historical Review.
External Grants, Fellowships, and Honors
Berkhofer, Robert. Solmsen Fellow, Institute of Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin, 2008-2009. Grant, $40,000.
Faires, Nora. Program Enhancement for Canadian Studies at WMU, 2008-2009. Ambassade du Canada. Grant, $10,000 CD.
Szylvian, Kristin. Stephen Upton Fellowship in Public History, April 2009. Upton Foundation. Grant, $21,000.
Warren, Wilson J. Principal Investigator, "Southwest Michigan Consortium on Teaching American History for Elementary School." United States Department of Education. Three-YearGrant, $982,445: total award received by Kalamazoo RESA, Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Mackinac State Historic Parks, Grand Valley State University, Eastern Michigan University, and WMU.
Warren, Wilson J. Visiting Lecturer, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, "Using Authentic Approaches to Understand United States Working-Class History." J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Fulbright Teaching Award, September 2008-July 2009. Grant, 12,700,000 yen.