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Four Research Grants awarded to History faculty

This year, four faculty members of the History Department have received research grants from the Research Office, including the Major Research Grant awarded to Dr. Jennifer Lofkrantz for her project “Scholars, Captives, and Slaves: The Intellectual Debate on Ransoming Prisoners in Muslim West Africa.”

The other recipients are:

Dr. Bradley Cross for “After the Bauxite is Gone: A History of Land Rehabilitation Schemes in Transnational Context”

Dr. Michael Dawson for “A Canadian Girl in South Africa: Gender, Imperialism and Education During the Boer War”

Dr. Karen Robert for “Fordism’s Promise and Perils: An Analysis of Ford Motors Operations in Argentina, 1960s – 1980s”