Dr. Nystrom's book, New Orleans after the Civil War: Race, Politics, and a New Birth of Freedom will appear at the end of March, 2010 from the Johns Hopkins University Press and will debut at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians in early April.
Jonathan Tenney, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History, was recently recognized with an Outstanding U.S. Dissertation Prize by The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq for his work, “Life on the Bottom of Babylonian Society.”
Meghan Ann Iverson, SS'08 begins her career as a strategic analyst in Washington, D.C. She studied in the Ukraine and China after receiving several prestigious national-level scholarships.
Professor Anthony Ladd presents paper on "Impacts of Katrina on New Orleans University Students and Faculty"
Anthony E. Ladd, Ph.D. presented a paper, "Impacts of Katrina on New Orleans University Students and Faculty" at the annual meetings of the Society for Cross-Cultual Reseach, February 21-23, 2008, in New Orleans, La.
Dr. Anthony E. Ladd, professor of sociology, was awarded the Excellence in Research Award for the College of Social Sciences for 2009. Dr. Ladd recently published a review in a 2009 issue of the journal Environmental History.
Vesna Milojevic, sociology major, has been chosen as a DAAD ambassador to Germany for 2009 - 2010
The New Orleans City Council awarded proclamations to several political science students at Loyola University New Orleans for their work on a policy brief entitled "Customer Service in New Orleans, Louisiana."
Vesna Milojevic has been chosen as a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) ambassador to Germany for 2009-2010. She will go to New York City for training and then travel around promoting study abroad opportunities in Germany. Vesna spent last year in Dortmund on a Loyola study abroad program.
A Festschrift has been published in honor of Fisher H. Humphreys. The book contains an essay by Professor Stephen J. Duffy, former head of the Loyola's master's program in religious studies. The book is dedicated in memoriam to Father Duffy.
Dr. Lawrence Lewis of the Psychology department received the 2009 Excellence in Teaching Award. The award is given by the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences. The award is given to a person recognized as having achieved a high standard of excellence in the classroom.