Thomas H. Cox Receives China Residency

During its annual meeting in St. Louis, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) announced that Thomas H. Cox (ΦBK, Birmingham-Southern College, 1994) of Sam Houston State University, has been selected to receive a 2015 China Residency at Renmin University of China.

Thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation, the OAH and the American History Research Association of China (AHRAC) are pleased to continue the teaching seminars in the People’s Republic of China. Three U.S. scholars will participate at Renmin University of China which will host this year’s seminars. As part of the exchange program, three Chinese scholars are provided the opportunity to do research in the United States at select universities.

The award was announced on April 18 by OAH’s 2014–15 President Patty Limerick and 2015–16 President Jon Butler. A total of 50 recipients received 2015 OAH awards.