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

  • 2015 History Convocation!

    May 27, 2015

    The 2015 Department of History Convocation will be held on Friday, May, 29, 2015. This celebration will take place in Clayton Hall, Room 101 A&B... Read More

  • Looking for graduate course electives?

    May 22, 2015

    The Department of History is offering two Summer 2015 graduate courses in curriculum and content. HIST 710 - World History/Global Studies Curriculum Barry Joyce , MTWR 1:15-3:15... 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

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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.