KSU Historian Receives Funding for Teaching and Research from the National Endowment of the Humanities


KENNESAW, Ga. (Mar 4, 2015)Associate Professor of History, Dr. Paul Dover has received two awards funded by the National Endowment of the Humanities for 2015-16. He has been awarded the prestigious NEH Fellowship at the Folger Library which will give him time to complete research for his book project The Reign of Paper: Information in the Early Modern Age. The book will be under contract with Cambridge University Press for inclusion in the high-profile New Approaches to European History series. For information about the fellowship visit http://www.folger.edu/fellowships

Dr. Dover was also awarded an NEH Enduring Questions Grants to develop a new undergraduate course on the relationship between the past and the present. His work on this project will begin this summer. These awards are indicative of faculty and university commitment to academic excellence in the humanities at KSU. As noted by NEH Chair William Adams “In the 50 years since NEH’s founding, the Endowment has supported excellence in the humanities by funding far-reaching research, preservation projects and public programs. . . . The grants announced today continue that tradition." For more information, visit: http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2015-03-23