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Dr. Mark Fernandez was recently named a Louisiana Historical Association (LHA) fellow. The LHA recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of members and others by creating “Fellows of the Association.”

In May 2011, he was named chief executive officer of the Lafayette Parish Bayou Vermilion District. In that capacity, he runs the Cajun and Creole Living History Museum and Folklife Park, Vermilionville, and oversees operations on Bayou Vermilion within Lafayette Parish. (

The Belleville, Mich., farm is stocked with fresh, chemical-free flowers and produce, including non-conventional sorts for customers five days a week. When Kari is not farming, she’s studying graduate courses at Eastern Michigan University.

Martha Fitzgerald ’73, Shreveport, La., published A Louisiana River Journal with Skipper Dickson, chronicling Dickson’s 400-river-mile trip across the heart of Louisiana on a 30-year-old houseboat with his fishing buddies. ( and

Dr. Bernard Cook, Provost Distinguished Professor of History, was invited to deliver a series of lectures on United States foreign policy since the end of the Cold War at univesities in Moldova.

Thomas Gibbs' job at the museum will entail travelling around the country interviewing the remaining World War Two veterans and then taking those oral histories and implementing them in various capacities at the museum.

The Magazin istoric Foundation awarded Dr. Bernard Cook's "The United States of America and Romania: Diplomatic Relations 1912-1919" the Grigore Gafencu Prize for the best book on Romanian diplomatic history in 2010. Congratulations, Dr. Cook!

Keaton Postler, History junior, has received a prestigious SHEAR/Mellon Fellowship to work on his thesis this summer at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Mirya Holman, (2004 Loyola graduate in Political Science and History), recently received her Ph.D from Claremont Graduate University. Mirya is currently teaching at Florida Atlantic University.

History professor, Dr. Cook, was accepted by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies (CAHS) of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to participate in a faculty seminar in June for professors, who teach courses and do research on the Holocaust.


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