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

  • Department Welcomes Steve Marti

    May 21, 2015

    The History Department is pleased to welcome Steve Marti as our first postdoctoral appointment in digital history pedagogy! During the 2015-2016, Steve will teach an... Read More

  • Alumni News

    May 18, 2015

    Barry Shainker (B.A., 2006) graduated from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in NYC on May 8, 2014 with MA in Religious Education.... Read More

  • Opportunities for Social Studies Educators!

    May 14, 2015

    Currently teaching social studies, geography, or history? Interested in learning new ways to engage with students and add a global approach to your course curriculum?... 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.