American Studies


American Studies Major Brittany Postle Wins 2024 Haas Scholarship

Brittany is a junior with a concentration in Disability and Human Rights in America. Her Haas project is called “William O. Douglas and Fight for Pristine Wilderness in a Damaged World: How Ableism in the Supreme Court Shaped Our Ideas of Nature,” and her research questions are (to quote her

Image of Sarah Gold McBride

We are proud to announce that Sarah Gold McBride has won the 2023 American Cultures Excellence in Teaching Award!

This coveted prize recognizes “inspiring and sustained commitment” to address the “multivocality of America’s diverse social fabric; the scales of geographic assemblage that support political and economic ways of being; the often contested nature of the political nation; the intersectional vectors that operate through everyday life.” It rewards “great creativity,