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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

  • April 19, 2017

    We affirm our commitment to the free exchange of ideas and to just, non-discriminatory, and equitable treatment of all people, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity,... Read More

  • History of Jewish Deli Lecture

    April 19, 2017

    Ted Merwin, author of the book Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuff History of the Jewish Deli, will present a guest lecture at 5 p.m., Wednesday,... Read More

  • April 18, 2017

    April 18th at 4:00pm in the Trabant Theater: The third All-Campus Forum to help students and members of the community learn direct actions they can... 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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