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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. Tammy Ingram Featured on Slavery Podcast
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 12:16 pm
The History Department’s own Dr. Tammy Ingram was interviewed recently on the podcast Slavery and Its Legacies. Thomas Thurston and Dr. Ingram discuss her upcoming book project titled The Wickedest City in America: Sex, Race, and Organized Crime in the Jim Crow South. Click the link & check it out: “Slavery and Its Legacies” Podcast
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2017 Department of History Awards
Posted on 17 May 2017 | 2:54 pm
Recently, we held our annual Department of History Awards Ceremony and Paper Symposium. Congratulations to paper the presenters and winners: Annika Elizabeth Liger “Our present hungry plight”: Food Rationing in Post-World War II Britain. Advisor: Irina Gigova Lucas Bryant Judson “Corruption and Cookups”: Breaking Convention with the Kingfish. Advisor: Adam Domby Natalie Ellen Carey “We […]
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