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The Department of History

The History Department offers a rich curriculum for undergraduate and graduate students, including a program in History of Science, and frequently hosts visiting research collaborators. We are a community of scholars with interests spanning social to intellectual, political to military, economic to legal history, and all parts of the globe. Chronologically, our research ranges from late antiquity to the present.


We maintain close relationships with diverse departments and programs, underscoring the interdisciplinary nature of the study of history. Many of our faculty are connected with such departments and programs as: