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

  • History Workshop Turns 40!

    February 3, 2016

    Professor Yuanchong Wang kicks off our 40th spring semester of History Workshops on Tuesday, February 9th at 12:30 - 1:45 in 203 Munroe Hall. His... Read More

  • January 28, 2016

    A new book by James C. Curtis, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Delaware and former Director of the Winterthur Program in American... Read More

  • Crash Course in Digital Humanities

    December 9, 2015

    For the past decade, scholars of the Digital Humanities have pioneered methods to expand the quantity of data a researcher can collect and analyze, allowing... 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.