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

Professor Timothy Brown quoted in the newest issue of Vanity Fair in addition to two other publications

Professor Timothy Brown was quoted in the newest edition of Vanity Fair for an article called Why Reiki, Crystals, and Flower Essences are Going Mainstream which comes out today (September 24, 2015). In addition to the Vanity Fair article, he also wrote the lead essay for a special issue of The Sixties called “What was Politics…
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Marty Blatt Serves as Commentator for Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Panel

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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History Events


Graduate Program Open House

Saturday, October 3, 2015 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Curry Student Center Northeastern University Boston, MA • Explore your field of interest and learn about our 200 cutting-edge graduate and undergraduate completion programs • Find out more about experiential education and our online learning options • Meet with faculty, admissions counselors, and financial aid representatives. Complimentary parking…
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Faculty Works-In-Progress: Tim Brown

Professor Tim Brown will be presenting “An Uprising in the Zone of the Spirit: Reflections on Religion and Social Movements around 1968″ as part of the Faculty Works-In-Progress on October 19th  


Jeffrey Burds to present “Shmal’tsovniki: Civilian Bounty Hunters in German-Occupied Galicia, 1941-1944″ at Harvard

Associate Professor Jeffrey Burds will be presenting “Shmal’tsovniki: Civilian Bounty Hunters in German-Occupied Galicia, 1941-1944″ as part of the Jews of Russia / Eastern Europe Seminar on Wednesday, October 28th. WHERE: CGIS 3rd Floor, Room S250 Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University Center for Government and International Studies 1727 Cambridge Street, Off Harvard…
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