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 historical discovery and provide a rigorous training in researching and analyzing the human past.

Photo of McGraw Hall in the Spring.

Attention Undergraduates:

Check out History's listing of courses for FALL 2019


All pre-1800 and non-US courses are now included with the course descriptions in the Class Roster and Courses of Study.

Pre-1800 is now coded as HPE

Non-US is now coded as HNU

Graduate History Colloquium Series - Spring 2019

The graduate history colloquium, is now offered as a 1 credit course (Hist 6006).  The Spring 2019 series will meet on Tuesdays, 12:15-1:45pm, in White Hall B06.

Tuesday, February 19 - Michael Kirkpatrick Miller: "In the rearview mirror: Locating the Sumbawa horse in Indonesian history"​