Welcome to the Department of History
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.
Abby Mullen Helps Bring Military History Into the Digital Age
Northeastern, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted a two-day workshop on Oct. 10-11 to introduce military historians to digital tools that could help them advance their own work and forge new collaborations with colleagues.
Victoria Cain Publishes New Book
Rich with archival detail and compelling characters, Life on Display uses the history of biological exhibitions to analyze museums’ shifting roles in twentieth-century American science and society. History professor Victoria E. M. Cain and her co-author, Karen A. Rader, chronicle profound c...
Professor of the Practice Marty Blatt served as a commentator at the Grand Rounds final presentations for the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ) clinic on August 13 at the Northeastern Law School. Other panelists included CSSH Dean Uta Poiger, MIT Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Melissa Nobles, Professor Kristin Madison…
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Assistant Professor Victoria Cain’s Book “Life on Display” earns History of Education Society’s Annual Book Prize
Assistant Professor Victoria Cain’s book, Life on Display, has just been honored by with the History of Education Society’s Annual Book Prize, awarded to the year’s best book in the field.