Announcements

Monday, November 20, 2017

Department graduate student Erik Erlandson has written an op-ed for the Washington Post about tax reform and how government bureaucracy serves as a bulwark against hasty deregulation. Read the...

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Delaware University professor Robert Hampel has dedicated his new book Fast and Curious: A History of Shortcuts in American Education (Rowman & Littlefield) to the history department'...

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Tuesday's election was a big night for Democrats, with major victories in Virginia and New Jersey. But as an off-year election, what it says about the state of national politics may be difficult...

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Recent alumnus Frank Cirillo has written an article in response to White House chief of staff John Kelly's statement that the Civil War happened because of a "failure to compromise." Read it...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A full video of October 11th's "A Recent History of the Alt-Right" conversation with Jamelle Bouie (Slate Magazine), Dahlia Lithwick (Slate Magazine), and Nicole Hemmer (Washington Post and Miller...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Prof. Balogh has written an Op-Ed for the Washington Post about the Health Care debate. Read it here, "...

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Is taking a knee—the intersection of sports, politics and race—a “new” thing? Jennifer Keitt, talks with Brian Balogh about the current war being waged as athletes “take a knee” and once again the...

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Professor Brian Balogh spoke to NPR's Jeremy Hobson about the gun control debate from the early days of the American republic. Listen to the segment ...

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On October 10, the History Department held a panel on non-academic and non-tenure track jobs. Guest speakers all received their PhDs in a humanities field, and work in a non-academic or non-tenure...

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Erik Linstrum, whose book, Ruling Minds: Psychology in the British Empire (Harvard, 2016 )has won the American Historical Association's 2017 George Louis Beer...

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