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 Department of History will open unexpected doors. Explore our web pages to learn more about our programs.

In The News

  • Navigating the UD Curriculum

    October 30, 2014

    Navigating the UD Curriculum Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm → more dates through November 11, 2014 Smith Hall, Room 130 Smith Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA Helpful... Read More

  • Mastering the Job Search

    October 30, 2014

    Mastering the Job Search: Blue Hen Careers & Beyond Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 1:15pm to 2:15pm  Career Services Center, Workshop Room 178 Career Services Center, University of Delaware, 401... Read More

  • October 30, 2014

    Dr. Raymond R. Wolters, Thomas Muncy Keith Professor Emeritus is the featured speaker at The University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty (UDARF) My Intellectual Journey Series. Thursday, October 30, 2014.... 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.