David Blight to receive the Graduate Mentor Award

April 13, 2017

Congrats are in order for our colleague David Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History; Director, Gilder Lehrman Center; and member of this Center’s implementation committee and Faculty Advisory Board.

On April 7, 2017 it was announced that he has been chosen to receive the Graduate Mentor Award for the Humanities at the Graduate School’s Convocation Ceremony the weekend before Yale commencement.  The Graduate School honors faculty members at Convocation for their exemplary qualities as mentors. Many dissertation advisors are nominated, the honorees are chosen by a committee of students and faculty, in coordination with the Graduate Teaching Center.