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JON SUMIDA RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FROM NAVAL HISTORICAL FOUNDATION

By Dr. David F. Winkler | Naval Historical Foundation

Jon Sumida, professor of history, has recieved the Commodore Dudley W. Knox Award from The Naval Historical Foundation (NHF). The award acknowledges a lifetime body of work that embraces scholarship, leadership, and mentoring in the field of naval history.

"Jon T. Sumida is a meticulous and demanding scholar and teacher who has had a major impact on the study of naval history for more than three and a half decades.

"He is among the naval history profession’s most honored scholars, having received Moncado Prizes from the Society for Military History for articles published in the Journal of Military History in 2004, 1995 and 1993; the 1996 Naval History Author of the Year from the United States Naval Institute; two fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (September 1995-August 1996 and March-August, 1986); as well as the prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship (1990-91)."

Read the complete announcement on the Naval Historical Foundation website.

Date of Publication: 
6/12/17