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American Studies

The American Studies program interprets American culture form an interdisciplinary point of view that combines critical social science and humanities approaches. The program provides a basis for graduate study in a variety of fields, as well as an excellent background for law, journalism, and other professional careers.


American Studies NEWS

Tenure for 16 HWS Faculty Members

Built in 1901 by New York City architecture firm Clinton and Russell, Coxe Hall is named for the second Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Western New York State, who had  a close familial connection to Hobart College. Located in the very center of campus, Coxe Hall hosts classrooms, offices, the Cellar Pub dining area, and Bartlett Theatre, which served as HWS's main site of drama performances up until the building of the Gearan Center for Performing Arts.The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of President Mark D. Gearan, approved tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor to 16 faculty members.…
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Belanger Receives Grant for Local History Workshop

Belanger Beth 0005Assistant Professor of American Studies Elizabeth Belanger has received a grant from the American Studies Association (ASA) to support her “People’s History of Geneva K-12 Curriculum Project.” The grant will…
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Honors Presented at Community Engaged Scholarship Forum

Engaged Scholarship Forum 0028The 2017 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum, held this spring, showcased the work of civically engaged students and faculty as well as an organization with ties to HWS working for rural…
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Solomon ’92, P’20 Talks Legal Careers

Solomon PatrickAs part of the Colleges’ Professionals in Residence Series (PIR), Patrick Solomon ’92, P ’20, founding partner of Thomas & Solomon LLP, will visit campus to talk about careers in…
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Rochester PD Internship

Res25944Aspiring to work in law enforcement for as long as he can remember, John Hillenbrand ’17, a sociology major and American studies minor, has recently been accepted into a summer…
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