The Department of History faculty is doing compelling, innovative work. Their instruction, mentorship, and successes are integral to turning students’ curiosity into fruitful results.
History faculty work closely with other campus departments and interdisciplinary programs, including English, Anthropology, Political Science, Modern Languages, African and African American Studies, Latina/o and Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Judaic Studies, 19th Century Studies, the Center for Great Plains Studies, the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, and the program in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs. The Department sponsors or co-sponsors many visiting speakers, and every two years hosts the Carroll R. Pauley Symposium, a major event at which several significant scholars from around the country present their work on a common theme.
Find out more about the Department of History faculty and their expertise below.