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

  • TA Orientation

    July 16, 2015

    The University of Delaware will hold orientation for new incoming graduate teaching assistants on Monday, Aug. 24, at Gore Hall. http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2016/jul/ta-orientation-071515.html

  • Welcome SSWH Graduate Students!

    July 2, 2015

    The Master of Arts in Social Studies in World History (SSWH) graduate program welcomes a new cohort of students on Monday, July 6, 2015.  The... Read More

  • Summer Faculty Institute 2015

    June 19, 2015

    In case you missed the Summer Faculty Institute (SFI 2015), you can still view the sessions online. Check out the Public Humanities 2.0  session, where... 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.