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.