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About the Department

Welcome to the History Department where you can explore the past and shape your future. We offer outstanding programs for students, including the History and History Education majors and internationally-recognized graduate programs.  Whether you have a specific career goal, or whether you wish to gain skills in writing, research and analytical thinking that will provide a strong foundation for careers in many fields, you will find that studying in the Department of History will open unexpected doors. Explore our web pages to learn more about our programs.

In The News

  • History Workshop, Spring 2018

    February 12, 2018

    Please join us on Tuesdays for the History Workshop series. Professor Ram Rawat starts the series this Tuesday, February 13 with his talk "A Conceptual... Read More

  • UD Celebrates 275 Years

    February 6, 2018

    Historian Carol Hoffecker, Richards Professor Emerita of History, discusses the history of the University of Delaware in a recent UDaily article. A distinguished Delaware historian... Read More

  • Internships and Scholarships and Fellowships! Oh My!

    February 1, 2018

    Undergraduate and graduate students! Visit our Internships and Scholarships webpage to find application information for internships, scholarships, awards, fellowships, and volunteer opportunities. Deadlines are fast approaching,... Read More

  • 2018 Diversity Research Café

    January 23, 2018

    History Professor Rebecca Davis will will guide a conversation on "Sex in Public: History, Podcasting, and Our Political Moment" at the first Diversity Research Café... Read More

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Special Programs

  • Hagley Program in Capitalism, Technology, and Culture

  • Museum Studies Program

  • Social Studies Education Program

  • The American Civilization Program

Exceptional Faculty

Department of History • 236 John Munroe Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2371 • Fax: 302-831-1538

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