Dr. Jim Clifford wins a two-year postdoctoral fellowship

The Department of History would like to congratulate Dr. Jim Clifford who has won a two-year postdoctoral fellowship on a Digging into Data Project called "Trading Consequences." The project, a major research collaboration between York University, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of St. Andrews, examines the environmental consequences of commodity trading during the nineteenth century. See http://www.jimclifford.ca/2012/02/10/trading-consequences-a-digging-into-data-project/.
Dr. Jim Clifford defended his doctoral dissertation, entitled "A Wetland Suburb on the Edge of London: A SOcial and Environmental History of West Ham and the River Lea, 1856-1914", on January 5, 2011. He was supervised by Professor Stephen Brooke.