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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

Impressive History Intern
Posted on 15 May 2019 | 11:37 am
We’d like to take a moment to recognize a particularly impressive student who recently completed an internship with the Historic Charleston Foundation. Kennedy Madison went above and beyond in her work for Leigh Moring, the Education Coordinator at the HCF. Leigh relayed the following to the History Department’s Internship Coordinator, Dr. Sandy Slater: “Kennedy made student […]
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Professors Delay and Olejniczak Honored
Posted on 9 May 2019 | 11:30 am
Congratulations to Dr. Cara Delay, who was recently presented with the 2019 Distinguished Research Award, and Dr. Bill Olejniczak, who was honored for his 32 years of service to the College of Charleston. We are so proud to have these two incredible academics as part of the History Department!
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