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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

  • Library offers Research Workshops

    February 20, 2018

    This semester, the University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press is hosting workshops that will help scholars successfully maneuver through various stages and aspects involved... Read More

  • Women’s History Month Film Series

    February 19, 2018

    Join us on Monday evenings for the 32nd annual Women’s History Month Film Series, in room 206 of Kirkbride Hall from 7 p.m. to 9... Read More

  • History Workshop, Spring 2018

    February 12, 2018

    Please join us on Tuesdays for the History Workshop series. Professor Ram Rawat starts the series this Tuesday, February 13 with his talk "A Conceptual... Read More

  • UD Celebrates 275 Years

    February 6, 2018

    Historian Carol Hoffecker, Richards Professor Emerita of History, discusses the history of the University of Delaware in a recent UDaily article. A distinguished Delaware historian... 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

Map background Ratzer, Bernard "Province of New Jersey" (map) courtesy Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark Delaware.