Department of History

Message from the Chair

“Why study history?” We historians are often asked that question or, even worse, people just assume that a History B.A. is pretty useless. In reality, History is one of the most useful degree programs a student can undertake. read more

Professor Jason Coy
Department Chair

Department News

History Alum Finds Success in Global PR Firm
Posted on 6 July 2020 | 10:45 am
History alum Damian Joseph is featured in College Today discussing his journey from CofC undergrad to his current career in PR. After graduating in ’05, he went on to become vice president of SE10 Public Relations in Chicago. Full article by Alicia Lutz below: You don’t just become the vice president of an international public […]
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Congratulations Historians!
Posted on 20 May 2020 | 10:27 am
On behalf of the Department of History, congratulations graduates. We thought you might enjoy this quick message specifically for history majors of the class of 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mD8GhtUQwo&feature=youtu.be We look forward to celebrating with you in person, until then, please keep in touch and let us know what you are up to!
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