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.

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  • syllabus and course design clinics

    January 14, 2015

    Two drop-in clinics on syllabus and course design for those who are preparing to teach for the spring semester 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16, and... Read More

  • Kalmar Nyckel

    January 13, 2015

    Kalmar Nyckel, the tall ship of Delaware, is seeking volunteers ages 18 to 80 (14+ with guardian) to join her crew. No Sailing experience is necessary.... Read More

  • Delaware State Parks Internships Available

    December 5, 2014

    Looking for a Rewarding Internship? There are more opportunities to a Delaware State Parks Internship than meets the eye! We have NEW opportunities available for our 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.