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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. Powers featured at the Decatur Book Festival
Posted on 6 October 2016 | 7:46 am
Dr. Bernard Powers recently attended the Decatur Book Festival to discuss the book he co-authored, We Are Charleston: Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emmanuel. The book is an essential, multi-layered exploration of the tragic events experienced by South Carolina’s famed Mother Emanuel Church last summer. The book, written by South Carolina-based writers Herb Frazier (award-winning journalist and […]
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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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