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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

  • Welcome New Faculty

    August 26, 2016

    The Department of History is pleased to welcome our newest faculty members, Zara Anishanslin, Cindy Ott and Tanisha Ford. Please take a moment to view... Read More

  • Graduate Student News

    August 11, 2016

    Congratulations to Christine Croxall, (Ph.D., 2016), who recently accepted a postdoctoral research position at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, Washington University... Read More

  • Colonial Connections

    July 22, 2016

    Our newest Assistant Professor of History and Art History at the University of Delaware, Zara Anishanslin connects contemporary African American women to colonial America and... 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.