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Ph.D. Cambridge University, 1956
Stanford Lehmberg received his B.A. and M.A from the University of Kansas in 1953 and 1954, respectively; and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University He was awarded the Doctor of Letters degree by Cambridge in 1990. From 1956 to 1969 he taught British history at the University of Texas (Austin); he joined the Department in 1969.
He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 1954-56, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1965-66, grants from the British Academy and the Folger Shakespeare Library in 1974, and a second Guggenheim in 1985-86.
He has written seven books: CATHEDRAL UNDER SIEGE: CATHEDRALS IN ENGLISH SOCIETY, 1600-1700 (forthcoming in 1996); THE PEOPLES OF THE BRITISH ISLES, FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO 1688 (1991); THE REFORMATION OF CATHEDRALS: CATHEDRALS IN ENGLISH SOCIETY, 1485-1603 (Princeton University Press, 1988); THE LATER PARLIAMENTS OF HENRY VIII, 1536-1547 (1977); THE REFORMATION PARLIAMENT, 1529-1536 (1970); SIR WALTER MILDMAY AND TUDOR GOVERNMENT (1964); and SIR THOMAS ELYOT, TUDOR HUMANIST (1960). His modernized edition of Elyot's BOOK NAMED THE GOVERNOR was published by Everyman's Library in 1962.
His articles include "Writings of English Cathedral Clergy (1600-1700), Anglican Theological Review (1993); "Henry VIII and the Cathedrals", HUNTINGTON LIBRARY QUARTERLY (1986); "The Reformation of Choirs: Cathedral Musical Establishments in Tudor England", in TUDOR RULE AND REVOLUTION: ESSAYS FOR G.R. ELTON FROM HIS AMERICAN FRIENDS (1982); "Parliamentary Attainder in the Reign of Henry VIII," HISTORICAL JOURNAL (1975); "Early Tudor Parliamentary Procedure: Provisos in the Legislation of the Reformation Parliament,: E.H.R. (1966); and "Archbishop Grindal and the Prophesyings" HISTORICAL MAGAZINE OF THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH (1965). Other articles appeared in STUDIES IN THE RENAISSANCE, THE HISTORIAN, and ARCHIV FUR REFORMATIONSGESCHICHTE.
He has published more than one hundred book reviews and has served on the editorial board of THE HISTORIAN and THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY JOURNAL. He is a former president of the Midwest Conference on British Studies and a former member of the Council of the American Historical Association. He is primarily interested in the history of England during the Tudor and Stuart periods.
Prof. Steve Ruggles has been chosen president-elect of the Population Association of America (PAA) He will be the first historian ever to lead that organization (more typically its presidents have been sociologists or economists). Steve will serve as PAA president-elect in 2014 and president in 2015.
This honor is recognition of the great work that Steve has done both in his own research and in supporting the work of other scholars through his work with the Minnesota Population Center. Congratulations, Prof. Ruggles!March 15th, 2014
In Fall 2013, HIST 3959 - How to Do History was taught by Prof. Donna Gabaccia with a focus on digital history research projects. One additional feature of HIST 3959 this fall was that six graduate students earned graduate credit by working with the undergraduate groups as "project managers."
Here is a sample of innovative projects from class:
The Pacific Railroad Surveyors
Jewish Life in 1930s/40s Minneapolis
Why Public Education?
Rustication in the Chinese Cultural Revolution
Early Scandinavian Cartography
Korea, Forgotten War?
Political Leadership and Masculinity
It has been a season for great honors and accomplishments for our faculty. Congratulations to all!
Donna Gabaccia is one of the recipients of the 2013 University Outstanding Community Service Award
Donna Gabaccia has been awarded the Theodore Saloutos Memorial Book Award of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society for Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective.
Elaine Tyler May has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2013 by The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.
Kevin Murphy is a 2013 recipient of the UofM's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education.
Kay Reyerson has been awarded the Robert L. Kindrick-CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies by the Medieval Academy.
Barbara Welke has been named one of the new Distinguished McKnight University Professors.