Department of History


Herbert H. Lehman Prize Winner Eric Hinderaker

EricEric Hinderaker, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, has been chosen by the New York Academy of History to receive the distinguished Herbert H. Leman Prize for scholarship in New York history for his book The Two Hendricks.  Congratulations Professor Hinderaker!

Recent Book Publications

books Click here to see a list of recent book publications authored by our distinguished department faculty.

maddowPAC-12 alumna, and MSNBC television host, advocates for education in the humanities (and history in particular) as an asset in the nation's job market.


Summer Term 2014

Click here for a list of Summer courses and the university general calendar.  Fall registration, by appointment, begins April 14.

Department Awards Ceremony

The Department of History hosts an annual awards ceremony to recognize academic and professional achievement among our students and faculty.  Also, student organizations make their annual presentations at this time.  The 2014 Awards Ceremony will take place April 25, from 2-4pm in CTIHB 351. Refreshments will follow.  

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About the Department

Why Study History?

History provides valuable preparation for careers in university and college teaching and research, primary and secondary education, law, government, public service, journalism, libraries and museums, international business, and medicine [Read More]


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Last Updated: 4/16/14