Herman J. Viola

Herman J. Viola

Herman J. Viola Fellow of the Society for the History of Discoveries 2018 Herman J. Viola, curator emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution, received his B. A. (1960) and M.A. (1964) in history from Marquette University and his Ph.D. in history from Indiana University...
2018 Daniella McCahey

2018 Daniella McCahey

 Daniella McCahey Student Prize 2018 “The Traveling Rocks”Abstract This essay, a chapter of my dissertation, follows a specific set of geological specimens gathered by British and New Zealand geologists during the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition...
2017 Noam Sienna

2017 Noam Sienna

Noam Sienna Student Prize2017 Noam Sienna is a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of Minnesota. He also is a henna artist, studying its history and traditions. He is interested in Jewish history in the Mediterranean world, Jewish-Muslim...
Thomas F. Sander

Thomas F. Sander

Thomas F. Sander Fellow of the Society for the History of Discoveries 2015 Thomas F. Sander was born 70 years ago in Baltimore where he spent his youth and received his undergraduate education.  He attended Loyola University Maryland 1962-1966 and graduated with a BS...
Sanford Bederman

Sanford Bederman

Sanford Bederman Fellow of the Society for the History of Discoveries 2013 The Society for the History of Discoveries was founded in 1960 by a small group of scholars interested in all aspects of geographical discovery and exploration.  Sanford H. Bederman, known to...