Lewis was a nationally renowned scholar of Colonial and Early American history and a member of the Rutgers community since 1977. She became dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers-Newark in 2013.
The chair is named in honor of a “master crafter of a vital public square” whose influence is found throughout the Mid-Atlantic.
“Scarlet and Black, Volume 1: Slavery and Dispossession in Rutgers History” uncovers the role of disenfranchised populations in the institution’s founding.
A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will support scanning microfilm from the New Jersey State Archives and make searchable digital files available through the Library of Congress website Chronicling America.
New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal showcases academic talks, reviews, articles and more.
The New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance welcomed the winners of its Author Awards on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Rutgers-New Brunswick.
Rutgers will celebrate this special anniversary with a yearlong program of events beginning this November.
The conference, hosted by Rutgers Program in Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies, will explore the phenomenon of shifting populations and urban heritage.
A new online journal from NJHC and RUL debuted this summer.
The next meeting of the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance (NJSAA) will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015.