Loyola University Maryland History Professor Wins Fulbright to Study Italy's Honor Killing Law

Apr 17, 2014 721

Steven Hughes, Ph.D., professor and chair of history at Loyola University Maryland, is the recipient of a Fulbright Senior Research Grant to study the 19th and 20th century evolution of an Italian law that drastically lessened the punishment for honor killings.

Hughes will conduct his research in Rome during the 2014-15 academic year, with a focus on what's known in Italy as delitto d'onore ("crime of honor").

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