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

  • The History Club

    November 19, 2014

    The officers of the newly formed History Club are currently accepting applications from any full-time, matriculated undergraduate students at the University of Delaware. The object of this... Read More

  • Phi Alpha Theta Peer Advising

    November 10, 2014

    Have questions about Spring 2015 registration? Please join the Phi Alpha Theta’s peer advising sessions for History undergraduate students. Monday, November 10, 10:00 am Wednesday, November 12, 3:00... Read More

  • Faculty Commons

    November 7, 2014

    Thinking of making changes in the classroom? There is a new resource on campus that can help. Located in Pearson Hall, the new Faculty Commons caters... Read More

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Special Programs

  • Hagley Graduate Program in History

  • Master of Arts in Social Studies in World History

  • 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


Map background Ratzer, Bernard "Province of New Jersey" (map) courtesy Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark Delaware.