Prof. Shannon nominated for Carnegie Fellowship

Florida Atlantic University has nominated Kelly J. Shannon for the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellows program. Prof. Shannon was one of two nominees from FAU, which now puts her in the running for the national competition for this prestigious fellowship program. Awardees must be nominated for this fellowship; they cannot apply on their own. Prof. Shannon is humbled and honored to be nominated by FAU for this award.

Prof. Shannon wins research award

Prof. Shannon won a highly competitive Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters Scholarly and Creative Accomplishment Fellowship (SCAF) from FAU, which gives her a release from teaching for fall 2017. She is using the semester to sort through and analyze the documents she collected this summer from the U.S. National Archives II, British Library, and British National Archives; to write an essay on U.S. relations with Iran since 1883 for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia; and to plan a journal article on Americans and the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1905-1911. Stay tuned for more news!

Prof. Shannon wins 2017 NEH Summer Stipend

Kelly J. Shannon, Ph.D. was awarded a 2017 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The Summer Stipend competition is highly competitive, and only 8% of applications from scholars across the humanities were funded for the 2017 competition. Prof. Shannon used her Summer Stipend to fund two months of archival research at the British Library in London and British National Archives in Kew for her new book-length project on U.S. relations with Iran, 1905-1953.