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Perlman Wins School of Humanities Teaching Award

profilepic_perlmanAllison Perlman, Assistant Professor of History and Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine, and the 2013 S-USIH conference chair, has won the 2013 School of Humanities Teaching Award.  Congratulations to Allison for her remarkable efforts at UC-Irvine in her first year on the faculty. The text below is from the official announcement:

“Professor Perlman is a brilliant lecturer and caring mentor who has successfully contributed to multiple levels of the curriculum in both departments. Colleagues who have seen Professor Perlman in the classroom remark on her exceptional teaching effectiveness and intellectual sophistication. Her work as a public intellectual brings her scholarship on media coverage of the Civil Rights movement and the relation of popular culture to collective memory to the wider community.”