Faculty Highlight

Dr. Kate Culkin is a scholar in nineteenth-century women’s history. In honor of the suffrage centennial (2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment) she writes about the efforts to elect Susan B. Anthony to the Hall of Fame of Great Americans on BCC’s Campus.

Dr. Mara Lazda Awarded Book Prize

Congratulations to Dr. Mara Lazda (Professor, History) whose co-edited book Routledge Handbook of Gender in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia (2021) has been been awarded the 2022 Heldt Prize for Best […]

Dr. Robert Wechsler receives Commerford Labor Education Award

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Wechsler (Adjunct Assistant Professor, History) who has been awarded The New York Labor History Association’s John Commerford Labor Education Award for his contribution to workers’ education. […]

Dr. Kanakamedala receives Mellon/ ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowship

Dr. Prithi Kanakamedala has been awarded a Mellon/ ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowship. Her project includes a book manuscript, revision of HIS 37 African American History (a course that she […]

Dr. Jordi Getman-Eraso inaugural Director of Online Learning

Congratulations to History faculty member Dr. Jordi Getman-Eraso who’s been named the inaugural Director of Online Learning at Bronx Community College. Dr. Getman-Eraso has long taught online classes at BCC, […]

Kate Culkin on Susan B. Anthony’s election to the BCC Hall of Fame

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote in the United States.* In honor of the suffrage centennial, Dr. […]

Raquel Otheguy named 2020 NAEd/ Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow

Raquel Otheguy (Assistant Professor, History) has been named a 2020 National Academy of Education/ Spencer Postdoctoral fellow. This competitive postdoctoral fellowship program supports 30 early career scholars working in critical […]

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