Raymond Callahan, professor emeritus of history and former director of the
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program at the University of
Delaware, has been selected to receive the 2019 Annual Faculty Award
from the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs.
Callahan, who became the founding director of MALS in 1989, has
continued to teach classes in the program since his retirement from the
UD faculty after 38 years. During his time at the University, he also
served as associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
In announcing Callahan’s selection, the national association said the
award recognizes “the superb faculty throughout … member programs who
teach and inspire students both within and outside the classroom.”
It will be presented at the association’s annual conference in October.
Callahan held the John F. Morrison Chair of Military History at the U.S.
Army's Command and General Staff College and is a Fellow of the Royal
An expert on military history, he is the author of six books. His
most recent work, "Triumph at Imphal-Kohima: How the Indian Army Finally
Stopped the Japanese Juggernaut," was named one of the five best new
books in World War II history in 2017. He earned his doctoral and
master's degrees from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree from
For more information about the MALS program at UD, please visit: https://www.mals.udel.edu/