National University

History Professor Accepted to NEH Summer Institute

 Alex Zukas, Ph.D., a professor of history in the College of Letters and Sciences, has been accepted by the National Endowment for the Humanities as a participant in its Summer Institute, Empires and Interactions Across the Early Modern World 1400-1800.

The four-week NEH institute will provide 25 select college and university faculty from across the nation with new theoretical approaches to teaching world history. It takes place at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, June 3-28.

During the Institute, Professor Zukas will analyze the exchange of geographic and cartographic information and expertise between imperial centers in Europe and Asia during the early-modern period and continue his research into the maps of the 18th-century Anglo-German cartographer, Herman Moll.