Message from the Chair

Our faculty publish scholarly books and articles, but also give lectures around the state, the nation, and the world, appear in documentaries, are interviewed on national radio programs, write op-eds, host podcasts, produce museum exhibits, and advise national historical sites.  And they are committed to graduate and undergraduate teaching (about a third of us have won university-wide teaching awards). 

We especially welcome our alumni/ae and friends of the department and ask that you explore our web site further. There you will find news of fellow alums as well as past issues of the department newsletter. If you wish, you can be included on our e-mail list to receive the newsletter as well.

Pease contact us and let us know what you think. We look forward to hearing from you.