European History Section
The European History Section (EHS) announces its officers for 2009: James F. Tent, University of Alabama at Birmingham, chair; Katharine D. Kennedy, Agnes Scott College, vice chair; Robert D. Billinger Jr., Wingate University, and Nancy Rupprecht, Middle Tennessee State University, past chairs; Alice-Catherine Carls, University of Tennessee at Martin, secretary-treasurer; Joanne R. Sanchez, St. Edward's University, SHA representative; David W. Hendon, Baylor University, newsletter editor; and June K. Burton, University of Ohio, emerita, section historian. Committee chairs for 2009 are as follows: David Redles, Cuyahoga Community College, program committee (Louisville meeting); Amanda Woods Aucoin, Southeastern College at Wake Forest, nominating committee; John E. Kuykendall, Charleston Southern University, membership committee; Wendy Koenig, North Central College, Baker-Burton/Smith Award committee; Astrid M. Eckert, Emory University, Parker-Schmitt/Simpson Award committee; and Jeffrey R. Smith, Northwestern State University, John L. Snell Memorial Prize committee.
The Parker-Schmitt Award is given in even-numbered years to recognize the best dissertation in European history by a member of the EHS or by a student or faculty member at a southern college or university. …