The Department of History at Western Michigan University supports research, scholarship and creative activities.
Offices and Editorships
Beyan, Amos J. Book Review Editor, Liberian Studies Journal
Borish, Linda J. Academic Council, American Jewish Historical Society
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
Brandão, Jose Antonio. Series Editor, The Iroquoians and Their World, The University of Nebraska Press
Brandão, Jose Antonio. Editorial Board, The Michigan Historical Review
Brandão, Jose Antonio. Co-Director, French Michilimackinac Research Project, Mackinac State Historic Parks
Brandão, Jose Antonio. Historical Consultant, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project, Western Michigan University, Dept. of Anthropology
Chiarappa, Michael. Advisory Board, Great Lakes Books Series, Wayne State University Press.
Coryell, Janet. Academic Review Committee Member, Michigan Historical Commission's Civil War Sesquicentennial.
Dooley, Howard. Chair, Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships Committee, Rotary Club of Kalamazoo.
Elder, E. Rozanne. Editorial Board, Classics of Western Spirituality, Paulist Press
Elder, E. Rozanne. Editorial Board, Theoforum
Faires, Nora. Editorial Board, Journal of American Ethnic History
Faires, Nora. Editorial Board, Michigan Historical Review
Faires, Nora. Chair, Best Book in Non-North American Urban History, Urban History Association, 2008-10
Faires, Nora. Chair, Committee on the Albert Corey Prize, American Historical Association and Canadian Historical Association, 2009-11
Hadden, Sally. Book Review Sub-Editor, The Historian. 2006-present (books on American history)
Hadden, Sally. Editorial Board, Law and History Review
Hadden, Sally. Executive Committee, Membership Committee Chair, National Secretary, and Board of Directors, American Society for Legal History
Heasley, Lynne. Sustainability Committee, American Society for Environmental History
Maier, Paul. Corresponding editor, Christianity Today
Maier, Paul. Editorial Advisory Board Member, Christian History
Maier, Paul. Contributing writer, Christian Research Journal
Maier, Paul.Second Vice-President, Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, St. Louis, MO.
Maier, Paul. Board of Regents, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis MO.
Maier, Paul. Fine Arts Board, Station KFUO, St. Louis MO.
Maier, Paul. Advisory Board, Lutheran Church Library Association, Minneapolis MN.
Martini, Edwin A. Article Review Editor, H-Diplo
Palmitessa, James. International Advisory Board Member, Husitský Tábor [Interdisciplinary Journal on the Bohemian and European Reformations, published by the Tábor Museum, Czech Republic]
Palmitessa, James. International Editorial Board Member, Opera historica. ?asopis d?jiny raného novov?ku [Journal of Early Modern History published by the Historical Institute of the University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic]
Pyenson, Lewis R. International Advisory Board, Historia Scientiarum.
Pyenson, Lewis R. Advisory Board, History of Science.
Pyenson, Lewis R. Editorial Board, Medievally Speaking.
Pyenson, Lewis R. Correspondent, Saber y tiempo: Revista de historia de la cienci.
Pyenson, Lewis R. President, Kalamazoo chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
Simon, Larry. Executive/General Editor and Editorial Board Chair, Medieval and Early Modern Iberia World Book Series, Brill Academic Publishers.
Warren, Wilson J. Board Member, Michigan Council for History Education.
External Grants, Fellowships, and Honors
Brandão, J.A. “Memoires of Michilimackinac,”Gould Foundation/Mackinac State Historic Parks (Oct. 2009) and Newberry Library (Feb. 2010). $29,400.
Rubin, Eli. Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung. Two Year Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007-2009.
Simon, Larry. Summer Institute on Representations of the “Other”: Jews in Medieval Christendom, National Endowment for the Humanities,Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford, England, 6 July to 11 August 2010. $3,900.
Warren, Wilson J. Teaching American History Program, U.S. Department of Education Grant. Awarded September 2007, 3d year project period: October 1, 2009-September 30, 2010. Total Awarded to Kalamazoo 982,445 total award for three years received by
Kalamazoo RESA, Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Mackinac State Historic Parks, Grand Valley State University, Central Michigan University, andWMU Archives and Regional History Collection: $982,445. Total Awarded to WMU: $41,400.
Warren, Wilson J. Teaching American History Program, U.S. Department of Education Grant. Awarded July 2009,1st year project period: October 1, 2009-September 30, 2010. Total Awarded to Kalamazoo RESA, Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Chicago History Museum, and WMU Archives and Regional History Collection: $1,665, 734. Total Awarded to WMU: $26,750.
Xiong, Victor. Editorial Board Member, Chinese Historical Review
Xiong, Victor. Reviewer, Choice
Xiong, Victor. Editorial Board Member, Early Medieval China
Yoshida, Takashi. Acting Director, Michitoshi Soga Japan Center, Spring 2010.