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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.

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  • #UDHistoryScholars in the News

    September 19, 2017

    Prof. Eve Buckley, author of "Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil," blogs about drought and regional development in Brazil for... Read More

  • #UDHistoryScholars

    September 15, 2017

    Our UD History scholars have an impact across the globe. Listed below is a detailed account of the research, articles, conference papers, grants, scholarships and... Read More


    September 12, 2017

    For twenty years Hagley’s research seminars have brought innovative works-in-progress essays for wide-ranging discussions on Thursday evenings during the academic year. RECEPTION AT 6:00 PM, SEMINAR... 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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