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 Profs in the News

    September 15, 2015

    Not one, not two, but three History professors were featured in recent UDaily articles. Two stories detail new books written by Anne Boylan and Christine... Read More

  • Graduate School Fair

    September 10, 2015

    The McNair Scholars Graduate School Fair provides an opportunity for participants to meet with graduate school representatives from the University of Delaware, and to network... Read More

  • 40 Years of History Workshops!

    September 4, 2015

    The 2015-2016 academic year represents the fortieth year in which the Workshop serves as a regular part of the History Department Life. The History Workshop... 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.