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Alumni Update

Undergraduate history major Chiara Kalogjera-Sackellares (left) and William Cowell (BA 2015) examine archival documents from World War I at the Bentley Historical Library for the spring 2015 Michigan in the World public history project.


U-M History graduate and undergraduate alumni are encouraged to share news about their careers and life changes with the U-M History community. Below are the latest updates from a selection of more than 11,000 U-History alumni around the world. To share your story and update your contact information, please link to our Alumni Update form.

Winter 2017

Timothy D. Egan (BA 1986) writes in to tell us that his brother Daniel P. Egan (BA 1989) has just had a book published, The Death and Life of the Great Lakes (Norton). Dan Egan writes for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a senior general assignment reporter.

John Hardin (PhD 1989), professor of History at Western Kentucky University, was honored with the Humanitarian Award from the Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee at WKU for his work with the African American Museum and the Kentucky African American Encyclopedia, and other publications. 

Fall 2016 Updates

Iris Brown Berger (BA 1963), Professor Emerita at the University at Albany, SUNY, has recently published Women in Twentieth-Century Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and the co-edited book, African Asylum at a Crossroads: Activism, Expert Testimony and Refugee Rights (Ohio University Press, 2015).

James Shultz (MA 1970) has published an article on aviation history, ʺThe U.S. Air Mail Service and Clarion's Aero Field,ʺ which appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of Western Pennsylvania History, and he is on the Board of Directors of the Historic Eppington Plantation Foundation.

Alice Weinreb (PhD 1991) is now assistant professor of History at Loyola University Chicago.