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Department of History

Professor Constance Schulz Wins Major Award

Professor Emeritus Connie Schulz was awarded the SHEAR Distinguished Service Award by the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) at the organization’s annual meeting in July, 2014.

Connie was one of the founders of SHEAR and, according the award citation, had “an extraordinary record of service to the institutions that preserve our sources, to public educators of all sorts, to her students, and to academic organizations that promote and protect our enterprise.”  Connie has been and continues to be a major actor in the intellectual and professional life of the department and the historical discipline.  This award is a great honor for Connie and for the Department of History at the University of South Carolina.