2015-16 Faculty Offices, Grants, and Fellowships

The Department of History faculty at Western Michigan University regularly receive external grants, fellowships and honors. For additional publications, visit faculty directory pages and scholarworks.wmich.edu.

2015-16 Faculty Offices and editorships

Benac, David. Kalamazoo Historic Preservation Commission

Benac, David.  Fountain of the Pioneers Restoration and Public Education Steering Committees

Berkhofer, Robert.  Vice-President for North America, Haskins Society; President-elect, Haskins Society, 2015-16

Berkhofer, Robert. Medieval Institute Board and Medieval Institute Press Board

Berto, Luigi.  Editorial Board, Mediterranean Studies

Berto, Luigi.  Editorial Board, International Journal of Social Science Studies

Berto, Luigi.  Editorial Board, Global Journal of Research in Social Sciences

Berto, Luigi.  Editorial Board, Cultural and Religious Studies

Beyan, Amos.  Book Review Editor, Liberian Studies Journal

Beyan, Amos.  Documentary consultant, “The First Ten American Born Liberian Presidents”

Beyan, Amos. Editorial Board, Afrocological Perspectives

Beyan, Amos. Ofo: Journal of Transatlantic Studies and Liberian Studies Journal

Borish, Linda. Lead Editor, The Routledge History of American Sport

Coryell, Janet. Consultant, Library of Congress Veterans History Project, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Gray, Marion. District History Day Judge

Hadden, Sally. Editorial board, Law and History Review and Advisory board, Southern Legal Studies series, University of Georgia Press

Hadden, Sally. Projects and Proposals committee, American Society for Legal History

Hadden, Sally. Website management, American Society for Legal History

Hadden, Sally. National secretary, American Society for Legal History

Hadden, Sally. Executive Committee, American Society for Legal History

Hadden, Sally. Board of Directors, ex officio, American Society for Legal History

Hadden, Sally. Board member, Ames Foundation, Legal History Board

Hadden, Sally. Judge, National History Day

Heasley, Lynn. Co-chair, Nominating Committee, American Society for Environmental History

Heasley, Lynn.  Juror, “Science, Practice, and the Art of Restoring Native Ecosystems” photography competition, Stewardship Network annual meeting, Lansing, Michigan, January 15-16, 2016.

Kachun, Mitch. Advisory Board Member, Society for History and Racial Equity (SHARE), Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Palmitessa, James.  International Editorial Board, Opera historica. Časopis dějiny raného novověku [Journal of Early Modern History published by the Historical Institute of the University of South Bohemia, 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 Advisory Board, Folia Historica Bohemica, Historical Institute of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Palmitessa, James. Board Member, German Studies Review; Board Member University of Michigan Press, Series: “Social History, Popular Culture and Politics in Germany.”

Palmitessa, James. Coordinator, “German Socialisms” Interdisciplinary Network, German Studies Association

Palmitessa, James. Member, Hans Roseberg Book Prize (awarded to best book in central European History by the Central European History Society

Simon, Larry. Executive/General Editor and Chair of the Editorial Board, “Medieval and Early Modern Iberia World” book series

Simon, Larry.  Editorial Board, Medieval Mediterranean: Peoples, Economies and cultures, 400-1500 book series Brill Academic Publishers

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

Simon, Larry. Board of Medieval Institute

Strong, Anise. Regional Vice-President for Michigan, Classical Association of the Midwest and South

Strong, Anise. Ancient history and Latin consultant, “The Librarians,” TNT, 2014-15

Strong, Anise. Ancient History consultant, “The Trojan War,” Thrillbent Productions, 2015

Warren, Wilson. National History Day, Michigan District 6 Co-Coordinator, Kalamazoo, Michigan, March 5, 2016

Warren, Wilson.  National History Day judge for Michigan District 4, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, March 19, 2016

Warren, Wilson. Board Member, Michigan Council for History Education, 2015-2016

Xiong, Victor. Advisory Board, Tim Light Center for Chinese Studies

2015-16 faculty grants and fellowships

Brandão, José. Upton Foundation Grant, PI, Upton Foundation Public History Fellowship, 2015, $75,000

Coryell, Janet. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association, A Team of Their Own project, 2015-16, $8,000

Hadden, Sally. “Fragile Yet Supreme: The Forebears, Formation, and Work of the Early Supreme Court” Historic Society of Pennsylvania/Library Company of Philadelphia, Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, $2000