2011-12 Faculty Offices and Grants

The Department of History at Western Michigan University supports research, scholarship and creative activities. 

Offices and Editorships

Berkhofer III, Robert F. Vice-President for North America, Charles Homer Haskins Society.

Beyan, Amos. Editorial Board, Liberian Studies Journal.

Beyan, Amos. Editorial Board, Ofo: Journal of Transatlantic Studies

Borish, Linda J. Editorial Board, Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice

Borish, Linda J. Academic Council, American Jewish Historical Society

Borish, Linda J. Advisory Committee, National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

Brandão, J.A. Co-Director, French Michilimackinac Research Project, Mackinac State Historic Parks

Brandão, J.A. Historical Consultant, Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project, Western Michigan University, Dept. of Anthropology

Brandão, J.A. Series Editor, The Iroquoins and Their World, The University of Nebraska Press

Brandão, J. A. Editorial Board, Michigan Historical Review.

Cousins, James. Editorial Board, American Educational History Journal

Cousins, James. Program Committee, History of Education Society Conferences, 2011-2012.

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, Theoform

Hadden, Sally. Book Review Sub-Editor, The Historian (books on America prior to 1865)

Hadden, Sally. Chair, Book Prize Committee, Littleton-Griswold Prize in Legal History, American Historical Association

Hadden, Sally. Editorial Board, Law and History Review

Hadden, Sally. Executive Committee and National Secretary, American Society for Legal History

Hadden, Sally. Grant Selection Committee, Full-year NEH Grants, Massachusetts Historical Society

Heasley, Lynne. Sustainability and Nominating Committees, American Society for Environmental History

Heasley, Lynne. Secretary and Board of Directors Member, Tillers International

Palmitessa, James. International Advisory Board Member, Folia Historica Bohemica, Historical Institute of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

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. Časopis dějiny raného novověku [Journal of Early Modern History published by the Historical Institute of the University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic].

Pyenson, Lewis R. Advisory Board, Studium: Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitsgeschiedenis/ Revue de l’Histoire des Sciences et des Universités [Gewina: Belgian-Dutch Society for the History of the Sciences and Universities]

Pyenson, Lewis R. Editorial Board, Medievally Speaking

Simon, Larry. Executive/General Editor and Editorial Board Chair, Medieval and Early Modern Iberia World Book Series, Brill Academic Publishers

Simon, Larry. Second Vice President, Mens et Mensa, Society for the Study of Food in the Middle Ages.

Warren, Wilson J. Board Member, Michigan Council for History Education

Xiong, Victor. Editorial Board Member, Chinese Historical Review

External Grants, Fellowships and Honors

Coryell, Janet.  National Endowment for the Humanities, 2011. $6,000.

Heasley, Lynne. Canadian Studies Programs, Canadian Government, 2012. $6,490.

Warren, Wilson J. Teaching American History Program, U.S. Department of Education Grant. Awarded July 2009, 3d year project period: October 1, 2011-September 30, 2012. 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.