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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 Phyllis Jestice
Department Chair

Department News

Dr. Lisa Covert Receives Fulbright Award
Posted on 30 July 2018 | 3:20 pm
Dr. Lisa Pinley Covert received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award to conduct archival research in Peru and France in 2019. This research will contribute to Dr. Covert’s comparative study, “International Visions, Local Implications: Cultural Patrimony Policies in Mexico and Peru in the 1970s.” The project seeks to provide historical context for the challenges of preserving […]
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Faculty Recognized
Posted on 24 July 2018 | 9:47 am
Each year, the special contributions of CofC faculty and staff to first-year students are acknowledged. This year, the History Department is delighted that three of our colleagues—Drs. Adam Domby, Sandy Slater, and Jim Vincent—have been recognized for their outstanding service!
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