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Daniel Gorman Jr

Daniel Gorman Jr. is a historian, teacher, and consultant

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Fellowships, Grants, & Awards


  • Biosophical Institute Frederick Kettner Scholarship, 2022 ($10,000).

  • 2020 University of Victoria Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuition Scholarship. Declined because of COVID travel restrictions.

  • 2019–21 Andrew W. Mellon Digital Humanities Fellowship ($54,000 total).
  • 2018–20 Member of the HASTAC Scholars Program. https://www.hastac.org/u/dgormanj.

  • 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions Student Scholarship.

  • 2017 Knapp Family Foundation Travel Grant for the Association for Jewish Studies 49th Annual Conference.

  • 2014: Elected to Phi Beta Kappa Society.

  • 2014: Member of Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society, Theta Alpha Kappa National Religion Honor Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and Golden Key International Honor Society.

  • 2013 Beinecke Scholarship from the Sperry Fund ($34,000): “The program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.”


  • Dissertation completion grant, University of Rochester, Spring 2023 ($10,000 stipend).

  • 2020 Glyndon VanDeusen Award, University of Rochester Dept. of History: “To support travel and dissertation research for a fourth-year history graduate student.”

  • 2019 David Bruce Parker Memorial Prize, University of Rochester Dept. of History: “To the graduate student who best represents the dedication and courage which characterized David’s participation in the graduate program.”

  • 2019 Dr. Bruce F. Pauley Research Fellowship, University of Rochester Dept. of History ($1,050): “The Dr. Bruce F. Pauley Research Fellowship is to support graduate student research travel, with preference for students pursuing archival research in Europe.”

  • 2019 Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Teaching-as-Research Fellowship, directed by the University of Rochester Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning ($1,000 stipend). Research project co-authored with Maria Cecilia Barone: “Student Perceptions of Transferable Skills and Content Knowledge in Project-Based History Courses,” presented at March 2, 2020, TAR expo.

  • 2019 Nominee, “Gwennie” Student Leader Award from the University of Rochester Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections.

  • 2018 David T. Kearns Professional Development Diversity Travel Award, University of Rochester Kearns Center.

  • 2018 Donald Marks “Dexter Perkins” Prize, University of Rochester Dept. of History: “To perpetuate the name of Dexter Perkins and to encourage and assist a worthy student in his/her cultural and intellectual development.”

  • 2016–18 Slattery Fellowship, University of Rochester ($24,000 annually).

  • 2016 Honorable Mention, Daniel B. Carroll Prize, for Best Paper by a Graduate Student in History, 2015–2016, Villanova University.

  • 2016 Villanova Graduate Studies Travel Award.

  • 2014–16 Villanova University Tuition Scholarships ($22,390 total).

  • May 18, 2014 Graduating Student Marshal at the 164th Commencement Exercises, University of Rochester.

  • 2014 University of Rochester Dept. of Religion & Classics Senior Prize for Excellence in Writing.

  • 2014 N.B. Ellison Prize, University of Rochester Dept. of History: “Given to the member of the senior class concentrating in history who has done the best work in the department.”

  • 2014 Alice DeSimone Award: Presented by University of Rochester, Wilson Commons Student Activities Office to “students whose contributions to co-curricular life at the University have strengthened community spirit and involvement.”

  • February 2012 Community Service Monthly Award, given by the Meliora Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary.

  • November 29, 2011 Iota Book Award, given to sophomores by the Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.