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Department of History

Message from the Chair

The study of history provides a unique perspective and understanding of the human condition, past and present. The examination and comprehension of history aids in the development of the research, analytical, and communicative skills needed in many fields. read more

Professor Phyllis Jestice
Department Chair

Department News

Dr. Tim Carmichael Speaks in Arlington
Posted on 22 September 2016 | 8:30 am
In August 2016, Associate Professor Tim Carmichael was invited to Arlington, VA, as a featured speaker at a U.S. Government conference on the unfolding political, economic and security situation in Ethiopia.  The African nation is a key U.S.-ally in the War on Terror and boasts the world’s fastest growing economy, but has been wracked by […]
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The Deployed Professor
Posted on 15 September 2016 | 12:18 pm
Adjunct Professor Heather Crosby had quite an interesting summer teaching aboard a U.S. Navy ship. Crosby says, “I taught for 8 weeks on the USS San Jacinto CG-56 that is currently deployed to the middle east. We left June 1st from Norfolk and I left the ship Aug 4th in Bahrain. I taught American History […]
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