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2013-14 Faculty Offices and editorships
Benac, David. Book Review Editor, H-Environment.
Berto, Luigi. Editorial Board, International Journal of Social Science Studies.
Berto, Luigi. Editorial Board, Mediterranean Studies.
Beyan, Amos. Book Review Editor, Liberian Studies Journal.
Beyan, Amos. Editorial Board, Afrocological Perspectives.
Beyan, Amos. Editorial Board, Ofo: Journal of Transatlantic Studies.
Elder, E. Rozanne.Board of Editors: Classics of Western Spirituality. Paulist Press, New York.
Elder, E. Rozanne. Board of Editors: Theoforum. Université Saint Paul/St Paul University, Ottawa .
Elder, E. Rozanne. Director, Centre for Cistercian and Monastic Studies, The Medieval Institute Western Michigan University.
Hadden, Sally. Editorial Board, Law and History Review.
Hadden, Sally. Board of Directors, American Society for Legal History.
Hadden, Sally. Executive Committee, American Society for Legal History.
Hadden, Sally. National Secretary, American Society for Legal History.
Hadden, Sally. Projects and Proposals Committee, American Society for Legal History.
Heasley, Lynne. Co-Chair (elected), American Society for Environmental History Nominating Committee.
Heasley, Lynne. Board of Directors and Secretary, Tillers International.
Palmitessa, James. International Advisory Board, Folia Historica Bohemica, Historical Institute of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Palmitessa, James. International Advisory Board, Husitský Tábor [Interdisciplinary Journal on the Bohemian and European Reformations, published by the Tábor Museum, Czech Republic].
Palmitessa, James. International Editorial Board, 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. 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].
Simon, Larry. Executive/General Editor and Chair of the Editorial Board, Medieval and Early Modern Iberia World book series, Brill Academic Publishers.
Strong, Anise. Regional Vice-President for Michigan, Classical Association of the Midwest and South.
Warren, Wilson J. Editorial Board Member, Labor: Studies in the Working-Class History of the Americas.
Warren, Wilson J. Board Member, Michigan Council for History Education.
Xiong, Victor. Advisory Council, The Joy Light Gallery of Asian Art, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.
Xiong, Victor. Board of Directors, Tang Studies Society.
Xiong, Victor.Editorial Board, Chinese Historical Review.
Xiong, Victor. Executive Committee Member, Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies, Western Michigan University.
2013-14 Faculty External Grants, Fellowships and Honors
Benac, David. Donald J. Sterling, Jr. Research Fellowship in Pacific Northwest History, Oregon Historical Society, 2012-13 ($2,500)
Benac, David. Resident Scholar, Oregon State University Libraries, 2014 ($2,500)
Heasley, Lynne. Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2013 ($8,000)
Simon, Larry. Research Scholar, James and Sylvia Thayer Research Fellowship, University of California at Los Angeles, 2014 ($2,000)