History’s Peter Shulman wins award for article on postal history

headshot of Peter Shulman, CWRU associate professor of historyPeter Shulman, associate professor of history, won the senior Moroney Award for Scholarship on Postal History for an article he wrote last summer.

His article, “Ben Franklin’s Ghost: World Peace, American Slavery, and the Global Politics of Information before the Universal Postal Union,” was published in the Journal of Global History, 10 (2015): 212-34. 

The senior award goes to the author of the best submission by a faculty member, independent scholar or public historian on the history of the postal system or its significance in American life.

The award comes with a $2,000 prize.