Department of History News

Gold Star Moms: History Department Moms Share Pain of Losing Sons in War

This week, leading up to Mother’s Day, we’re sharing the stories of some moms who work on campus. Mother’s Day is a tough day for Kim Harrison and Bernice Koprince, both administrative specialists in the Department of History. Both are Gold Star moms: their sons died while serving in the US military overseas. And both say they’ll get through the day by focusing on good memories and gratitude rather than grief.

In Memoriam: Harold Moser

Harold Moser, former editor of the Papers of Andrew Jackson project and a retired faculty member in the Department of History, died April 4. He was 77.

Indian Country Today Features Cohen in Series about US Presidents

Indian Country Today interviewed Michael David Cohen, research assistant professor of history, for a story that is part of a series exploring past presidents’ attitudes toward Native Americans, challenges and triumphs regarding tribes, and the federal laws and Indian policies enacted during their terms in office.