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Faculty News and Updates Fall 2021

The UTC Department of History is comprised of distinguished faculty members whose scholarship and teaching contribute to the advancement of knowledge in a variety of fields. Check out some of their recent accomplishments here.

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Starting 2/2 – UTC History Co-Sponsoring MedTalk: A Discussion of Diversity in Healthcare

The History Department is proud to co-sponsor this semester’s UTC Pre-Health MEDTalk: A Discussion of Diversity in Healthcare series, starting with a Zoom discussion of “Milestones in LGBTQ+ Healthcare History” on Tuesday, February 2, from 4:00-5:00 pm, featuring Dr. Cummiskey and Dr. Kuby.

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Julia Cummiskey Faculty Profile

Julia Cummiskey Faculty Profile

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Mocs Move Forward: A Discussion and Application of Diversity in Healthcare Highlights

Highlights from Mocs Move Forward: A Discussion and Application of Diversity in Healthcare with Dr. Julia Cummiskey and Dr. Mark Johnson.

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Mocs Move Forward 8/31: A Discussion and Application of Diversity in Healthcare

Mocs Move Forward 8/31: A Discussion and Application of Diversity in Healthcare with Dr. Julia Cummiskey and Dr. Mark Johnson

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Lunch, Learn & Link #2 on 9/24

The Department of History cordially invites you to an open forum to discuss thoughts and concerns you have regarding the current pandemic and the racial in/justice protests. The forum will be moderated by Dr. Julia Cummiskey, faculty in the history department who specializes in the history of international public health and medical research in Africa.

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Dr. Julia Cummiskey on COVID-19: It’s Time to Invest in Public Health Infrastructure

Dr. Julia Cummiskey, assistant professor of history, is currently completing a post-doctoral fellowship in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of the History of Medicine. Dr. Cummiskey authored the below article as part of a series on “A Historical Guide to Pandemic Responses,” published by the JHU Department of the History of Medicine.

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Dr. Julia Cummiskey’s New Article

Dr. Julia Cummiskey published an article entitled “‘An Ecological Experiment on the Grand Scale’: Creating an Experimental Field in Bwamba, Uganda, 1942–1950” in the March 2020 (111, no. 1) issue of Isis, A Journal of the History of Science Society.  The article is available to download for free for one month.

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Faculty Updates

The Department of History is made up of an impressive and accomplished group of faculty.  Read about some of their recent accomplishments below.

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History Faculty Present Research at CAS Convocation

Prof. Julia Cummiskey and Prof. Annie Tracy Samuel, both recipients of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Research and Creativity Award, presented their research at CAS convocation. 

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Of Mice and Men (and Monkeys and Mosquitos) – Prof. Julia Cummiskey’s Conference Presentations

Prof. Julia Cummiskey is presenting her research at three conferences in the spring and summer of 2019.

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Students in Sports in Modern African History Make Podcasts

Students in Prof. Julia Cummiskey’s class on Sports in Modern African History made podcasts about African athletes.  Read more about their projects below, and click on the titles to listen to the podcasts!

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Faculty Updates

The UTC History faculty had a productive summer!  Here’s what they have to report.

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