A Brief History of the Yazidis of Iraq
From the Christian mob’s destruction of Sarapeum in Alexandria in 391 CE to the Taliban’s 2001 dynamiting of ...
MacArthur Fellow Jennifer L. Eberhardt Shines Light on Racism and Criminal Justice
Social psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt has won a MacArthur fellowship for her research in criminal justice reform.
Adventures in Historical Research
Megan Kate Nelson, a historian of Civil War and the American Southwest, is behind the (Un)Catalogued Column for JSTOR Daily.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day: Anarchy in the Arrrchives
The political science behind pirates.
Scottish Independence Referendum 2014 : The Roots of the #indyref
On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the United Kingdom faces one of the most significant potential changes to its structure in centuries. If the majority decid
Hot Dogs: America’s Fast, Cheap Meat
With all due respect to hamburgers and apple pie, hot dogs are arguably the most American of foods.
Green Burial and the North-South Divide
Embalming practices were first introduced in the US during the Civil War to preserve bodies for transportation.
An Early Wiretapping Case
Wiretapping made its debut in front of the Supreme Court in 1928.
Historical Perspectives on the World Cup
Academic takes on the global football tournament.