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Congratulations to Jeff Ostler

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Jeff Ostler is Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History. Along with associate professor Vera Keller, he is a recipient of the 2019 Presidential Fellow in Humanistic Studies award.

This new fellowship provides funding support to faculty research and projects in the arts and humanities. Recipients of the award have demonstrated exceptional scholarly or creative accomplishments. Learn more about the Presidential Fellows in Humanistic Studies awards.

About Jeff Ostler

Jeff Ostler specializes in the history of the American West, with a particular focus on American Indian history. His recent book, Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas (Yale University Press, 2019), takes a detailed look at the genocidal removal of Native people during U.S. expansion from the 1750s to the start of the Civil War.