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Dr. Cox Receives Distinguished Faculty Award

Caroline CoxDr. Caroline Cox
, who has been a member of the History Department since 1998 and served as the department chair for the past four years, received the prestigious Distinguished Faculty Award in May 2010. The award is given each year to a tenured faculty member at Pacific for outstanding accomplishment in teaching, research, creative endeavors and service to the University. Read this article to learn how Dr. Cox has contributed as a teacher, scholar, mentor and leader.

Dr. Albala Publishes His 10th Book

The bookGet out your butterchurn—okay, maybe just a wooden bowl and spoon—and discover the secrets of "slow food" in The Lost Art of Real Cooking: Rediscovering the Pleasures of Traditional Food One Recipe at a Time published July 2010 by Penguin/Perigree. This cookbook was co-authored by our own food historian, Dr. Ken Albala. Learn more here and check out Dr. Albala's blog: kenalbala.blogspot.com.

Dr. Albala Speaks on Food Scholarship

Ken Albala spoke on academic food publishing at the Future of Food Writing Conference in New York, February 12-14, 2010, and on "The Googlization of Primary Sources" at an NYU symposium on archival food collections March 6. On April 3 he delivered a paper "The Tudor Kitchen as Theater" to the Shakespeare Association of America Conference in Chicago. In addition, he is one of four food scholars featured in Food Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods (Oxford: Berg, 2009).

Dr. Cox Receives Fellowship for "Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution"

Caroline Cox has been awarded a fellowship to the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University, which she will use in spring 2011. She will be completing research for her book manuscript, "Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution," under contract with University of North Carolina Press.

Dr. Helgren Publishes "Girlhood: A Global History"

Jennifer Helgren (History) and Colleen Vasconcellos, University of West Georgia, edited and published the volume Girlhood: A Global History with Rutgers University Press. She also presented her paper "Girlhood and Public Violence in Post World War II America" at the Annual Conference of the Western Association of Women Historians in May 2010.

Dr. Rohlf Presents at Association for Asian Studies Conference

Dr. Greg Rohlf presented "Filipino Volunteers Overseas in Global Perspective" at the Association for Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast conference, June 18-20, 2010, in Portland, Oregon.