Faculty News

  • Dr. Chopra published another book! Congratulations on publishing Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone!
  • Congratulations to lecturers Laura Guardino, Robert Cirivilleri, and Katharine Chilton on their successuful use of the 15A Course Redesign Grant!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Hou on the publication of her book Negotiating Socialism in Rural China: Mao Peasants, and Local Cadres in Shanxi 1949-1953!
  • Dr. Hilde's book was recently featured on BookTV!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Hilde for her being awarded the fellowship for the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford during the 2017-2018 academic year! 

Department News


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The New Social Science Teacher Prep Major!

Do you love history and would you like to teach the subject in high school? Then look no further! The History department now offers an exciting new double-major-- you can keep studying everything you love about history while also learning how to effectively teach the subject at the high school level! 

All you have to do is contact Wendy Rouse at and ask for a double-major form to fill out. Once you have submitted the form, you're all set!

Check out the History Social Science Teacher Prep link on the right for more information. 


Welcome to Our New Graduate Students!

The Department of History welcomes and congratulates our incoming graduate students for the Fall 2018 semester. Both faculty and staff look forward to working with you all!  

Cesar Arreola

John Davis

Lensar Dere

Danilo Guasticci

April Halberstadt

Sai Harikha Kota

Nicole Lott

Usiel Meraz-Cerna

John Migliaccio

McKenna Miller

Eric Norby

Miranda Sorchini

Matthew Willett