Walter Licht and Timothy Bechtel of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on the excavation of graves of Irish rail workers.
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Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum is cited for her skeleton research.
Samuel Preston and graduate student Andrew Stokes of the School of Arts and Sciences are featured for their demography research in relation to Americans’ health.
Steven Hahn of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for joining the Pulitzer Prize board.
PHILADELPHIA – Steven Hahn of the University of Pennsylvania has been elected to the 20-member Pulitzer Prize Board. Hahn is the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of History at Penn.
Hahn won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2004 for A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration. The book also received the Bancroft Prize for Best Book in American History and the Merle Curti Prize in Social History given by the Organization of American Historians.