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Prof Rabinovitch interviews Israeli politician Tzipi Livni for MRB

August 27th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Prof Simon Rabinovitch recently had the opportunity to sit down with Israeli politician Tzipi Livni, for an interview appearing in the Marginalia Review of Books.  Link to full text: http://marginalia.lareviewofbooks.org/a-conversation-with-tzipi-livni/

Prof Keylor Quoted in Article About Middle-Aged Men Serving in WWII

August 19th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

A recent article, published in the Daytona Beach News-Journal, extensively quoted Prof Keylor about the large number of middle-aged men who served in WWII.  Link to full text:  http://spr.ly/6007BG5hb

Prof Keylor Reviews Schuker’s Article on German Reparations for H-Diplo

August 19th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Professor Keylor recently had a piece appear on the on-line H-Net publication H-Diplo, reviewing Professor Stephen A. Schuker's article "John Maynard Keynes and the Personal Politics of Reparations."  Link to full text: http://tiny.cc/AR546

Profs Ferleger and Zatlin co-author article “Why Have Germans Taken such a Hard Line with Greece?”

August 11th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

On August 2, 2015, an article co-authored by Professor Louis Ferleger and Assoc Professor Jonathan Zatlin of the BU History Department, was published by the History News Network.  The piece, "Why Have Germans Taken such a Hard Line with Greece?" can be found here: http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/160112.

Brownell’s Trump/Stewart op-Ed appears on Reuters

August 11th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Katie Brownell, recent BU PhD and Asst. Professor of History at Purdue, published an op-Ed on Reuters Aug. 7.  The piece "Donald Trump and Jon Stewart aren't so different after all," can be found here: http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/08/07/donald-trump-and-jon-stewart-arent-so-different-after-all/

Professor Blower wins Stuart L. Bernath Scholarly Article Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR)

July 10th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to Professor Blower, who won the Stuart L. Bernath Scholarly Article Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) for her publication, “From Isolationism to Neutrality: A New Framework for Understanding American Political Culture, 1919-1941,” Diplomatic History 38.2 (2014): 345-376. link to article: http://dh.oxfordjournals.org/content/38/2/345

Pressman goes for win #4 on Jeopardy! tonight

June 26th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to grad student and Jeopardy! contestant, Matt Pressman!  After winning the game 3 nights in a row, he returns to take on two new competitors for win #4.

Pressman Wins Again!

June 25th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Tune in to Jeopardy! on CBS at 7:30pm to see returning champion, Matt Pressman, take on two new contestants.

Pressman wins first Jeopardy! appearance

June 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to graduate student Matt Pressman, winner of last night's Jeopardy!!  Tune in to CBS tonight at 7:30pm to see Matt defend his title, as he takes on two new contestants.

Grad Student Matt Pressman is a Contestant on Jeopardy Tonight!

June 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Tune in to CBS (locally WBZ - channel 4) tonight at 7:30pm to cheer on BU History grad student, and Jeopardy contestant, Matt Pressman.  Good luck, Matt!