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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

  • Assassination and Trial

    October 18, 2016

    David Engel, Greenberg Professor of Holocaust Studies at New York University, will present a lecture on “The Assassination of Symon Petliura and the Trial of... Read More

  • Alexander Ames – Art of Ownership Exhibition

    October 5, 2016

    University of Delaware History doctoral student Alexander Ames is the curator of a new exhibition in Philadelphia. The Art of Ownership: Bookplates and Book Collectors... Read More

  • Hagley Research Seminar Series

    October 3, 2016

    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. On Thursday, December 8,... 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.