Associate Professor Director of Undergraduate Studies
The Department of History is committed to pursuing excellence in historical scholarship and teaching across many different time periods and research interests. Its outstanding faculty specializes in a wide array of historical issues and themes that transcend particular regions and periods. Courses connect undergraduate and graduate students with the excitement of historic discovery and provide a rigorous training in researching and analyzing the human past.
Are you interested in becoming a history major? You can now apply online, after securing your own major advisor. For more information: history-major-application-information. Paper Applications are available in McGraw Hall, fourth floor.
- Pre-1800 is coded as HPE
- World Areas are coded as HAN, HNA, HEU, HGS, HTR.
To search for courses under specific Major Requirement Codes, go to Courses of Study and enter the code in Search.
With NATO formally inviting Finland and Sweden to join its alliance after Turkey dropped its objections, classics and history professor Barry Strauss comments that history is full of alliances that amounted to little.Read More
In a new book, Raymond Craib writes that libertarian attempts to escape regulation and build communities structured entirely through market transactions often have calamitous consequences for local populations.Read More
Prof. Aaron Sachs’ new book tells the stories of two American writers, who he says show us how history can offer hope.Read More
A new Cornell study suggests that solving societal problems such as climate change could require dismantling rigid academic boundaries, so that researchers from varying disciplines could work together collaboratively.Read More
Seed grants, student travel grants and internships totaling $355,000 in the 2021–22 academic year supported international work done by many A&S faculty and students.Read More
"These faculty members and graduate teaching assistants have made tremendous contributions for the benefit of our students, guiding their educational paths and molding their experiences."Read More
The announcement marks a turning point but is not entirely surprising from a historical perspective, says professor Cristina Florea.Read More