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History faculty research recognised

CONGRATULATIONS to the five members of the History Department who were awarded Research Grants by the Senate Research Committee this year.

Dr. Robin Vose took the only Major Research Grant for his proposal “The Inquisitor’s Matrix II: A Survey of Inquisition Manuals in the British Library, London”

The General Research Grants went to the following research projects:

Dr. Rusty Bitterman for “Atlantic Connections: The Jonathan Worrell Family in Early 19th-Century PEI, Barbados, Britain, and France”

Dr. Michael Dawson for “The Economic, Social, and Cultural Significance of Jell-O”

Dr. Bonnie Huskins for “Citizen of the Atlantic: Using Life and Writings of Royal Engineer William Booth to Investigate the Relationship between ‘local’ and ‘transatlantic’ Communities in the Late 18th Century”

Dr. Janet Mullin for “Homes and Hells: Shifting spaces in middle-class gaming in nineteenth-century England, 1800-1850”