Welcome to the Department of History

Northeastern University History Department: Institutional Home of the World History Association

In summer 2015, the World History Association moved its institutional headquarters to Northeastern University’s History Department, home to one of the oldest and most successful World History Ph.D. programs in the country. The Department is pleased to enter into this partnership with the premier World History  organization in the world.

History News

History Ph.D. Candidates earn Fellowships in the upcoming Academic Year

Two current history Ph.D. candidates, Feruza Aripova and Regina Kazyulina, have both been awarded fellowships to help with their respective dissertations. Feruza Aripova was selected as a fellow at NYU Jordan Center for Advanced Study of Russia for Spring 2017 while Regina Kazyulina has won a Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship which extends her success with a major…
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Madelyn Stone received Honorable Mention for paper entitled “Reality is the Satire: The Will to Hope in the Writings of Jura Soyfer”

Madelyn Stone won an Honorable Mention this year for her paper produced for the $5000 Ruderman Scholarship in Jewish Studies grant she had while studying at Northeastern University. She wrote the paper with Professor Laurel Leff on an original study using German sources about a German Jewish journalist killed in the Holocaust. The paper was entitled…
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History Events


“Gender and Collaboration in Ukraine during World War Two”: Talk by Ph.D. Candidate Regina Kazyulina at Harvard University

Regina Kazyulina, a PhD Candidate in World History, is giving a talk at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian studies at Harvard University this upcoming Friday, April 1st, 2.15 – 4.00pm. The title of her talk is “Gender and Collaboration in Ukraine during World War Two.” Click Here to find out more information about…
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Graduate Programs Open House – April 2, 2016

Northeastern University will be hosting a Graduate Program Open House from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM on Saturday April 2, 2016. Click here for more information

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