American Studies News & Events


Katherine Peter, a dual history and American studies major with minors in political science and the Edgar Fellows Honors Program, was selected to serve as Presidential Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Jessica Marinaro and Frances Sharples were awarded the Rita K. Gollin Scholarships for Excellence in American Literature for 2022.


In Spring 2022, students in Dr. Justin Behrend and Dr. Alice Rutkowski's course AMST 201 U/Topics in American Studies: Legacies of Slavery visited the Eastman Museum in Rochester to see the exhibition Joshua Rashaad McFadden: I Believe I'll Run On.

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