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Johnson Newberry Fellowship

Doctoral student Amanda Johnson received a Newberry Library of American Indian Studies Graduate Student Short-Term Fellowship! This is in support of her important dissertation project on Native American women activists in the context of the 1960s-70s Red Power Movement.

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Congratulations, Amanda!

Rogers Awarded at Conference

On April 6th, Janna "Jai" Rogers presented a paper titled "Decolonizing American Indian History" at the International Global Souths Interdisciplinary Conference. The conference was hosted at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She was one of two conference participants to win a Graduate Student Travel Award.

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Congratulations, Jai!

Phi Alpha Theta Conference

March 8th and 9th OSU graduate and undergraduate students participated at the Phi Alpha Theta state conference where they were able to present their research. OSU graduate students swept the graduate paper prizes for American History. Jordan Stine, Kaitlyn Weldon, and Emily Duncan won the top three honors. 

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Zeide 2019 James Beard Award Finalist

Congratulations to Dr. Anna Zeide and her book, Canned: The Rise and Fall of Consumer Confidence in the American Food Industry, for being nominated as a finalist for the 2019 James Beard Award!

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Click here to view a list of all award nominees.

Head of the Department of History-Internal Search

Position Announcement-Head of the Department of History-Internal Search

As chief academic and administrative officer, the Department Head works with the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, department faculty, and students to encourage teaching and research excellence, as well as growth in the undergraduate and graduate programs.  The Department Head administers fiscal, curricular and personnel matters for the Department.  These duties include budget management, supervision and evaluation of faculty and staff, course scheduling, advocacy of the department’s interests, and fundraising. Given these responsibilities, the teaching load is normally one course per semester.  The Department Head reports directly to the Dean of College of Arts and Sciences. The starting date for the position is July 1, 2019.

EEOC and/or Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Interested candidates must email farida.jalalzai@okstate.edu with: a letter outlining your interest and fit to the position, your current CV, and names with contact information for three references from outside of the department by March 16, 2019. 

Internal Search- only open to current tenure-track faculty members of the Department of History.