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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

  • Faculty Presentations

    September 18, 2016

    James M. Brophy, Francis H. Squire Professor of History, moderator and commentator for workshop on "National Indifference as a Concept and Practice," Charles University, Prague,... Read More

  • History Workshop, Fall 2016

    August 31, 2016

    Please join us for our Fall 2016 History Workshop Series. This semester we are hosting a number of scholars from diverse backgrounds who will present... Read More

  • Welcome New Faculty

    August 26, 2016

    The Department of History is pleased to welcome our newest faculty members, Zara Anishanslin, Cindy Ott and Tanisha Ford. Please take a moment to view... Read More

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Special Programs

  • Hagley Program in Capitalism, Technology, and Culture

  • 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.