Emmet Kennedy concluded his thirty-eighth year at GW in 2011. His teaching and publications have focused on the History of France, especially the French Revolution, and European intellectual history. A Wilson Fellow in 1983-84, he was nominated for the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize and listed in the New York Times Book Review’s Editors’ Choices in July, 1989 for his Cultural History of the French Revolution. He was a nominee for the G.W.Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching in 1997 and served several years as a consultant to the Library of Congress’ Kluge Prize Committee. In the works is a biography of the abbé who founded during the Terror the first, still extant National Institution for the Deaf in Paris. An article on the exodus of Vichy Refugees to Spain appeared in 2012.