It is with great sadness that the History Department mourns the unfathomable loss of professor, chair, and friend, John Pettegrew. After a nearly two-year battle with cancer, John passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 29. He is survived by his partner Tamara Myers, professor in the Lehigh History Department, and his children Nick Pettegrew, a current student at Lehigh, and Helen Keetley. John's colleagues, students, family, and friends will remember him for his warmth, his empathy, and the... Read More here

Last weekend, Professor Barbara Zepeda-Cortes attended the 2018 Sons of the American Revolution Annual Conference titled, "Spain and the American Revolution" at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Her paper, "José’s Secrets: Minister Gálvez’s Master Plan for Spain’s Participation in the American Revolution," was well received, and attendees are eager to read her work in the soon-be-published edited volume (Routledge, 2019) coordinated by Professor Gabriel... Read More here