CofC Professor named to Royal Historic Society

December 13, 2021

“This award is a career-defining recognition of innovative scholarship, and I’m humbled for my work on the history of public health and pandemics to be seen in such a positive light,” says Steere-Williams. “Being a fellow with the Royal Historical Society is a lifetime membership, an honorary title, and a responsibility to continue to publicly engage, enrich and support the study and public understanding of history.”

History professor Jacob Steere-Williams, who is writing the “Last Word” on pandemic takeaways.

Elections to the Fellowship are undertaken through a process of external peer review, after which the RHS Council considers the quality of an individual’s work and its impact by the broader academic community.

The RHS works with professional historians to advance the scholarly study of the past worldwide and contribute to contemporary policy debates about the study and use of history.