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

  • Graduate Student Resources

    September 2, 2015

    Hey History graduate students! Did you know about the Graduate Student Resource section of History web site? No?! Well then, follow this link to find... Read More

  • History Freshman Orientation

    August 29, 2015

    Monday, August 31, 10-11 am, 116 Willard Hall. Thank you for choosing to study history at the University of Delaware. We are sure that you... Read More

  • New AHA Graduate Study Guide

    August 26, 2015

    A new online publication by the American Historical Association, Guide to Graduate Study in History, provides graduate students and those interested in pursuing graduate study... 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.