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...
Humanities Action Lab, National Collaboration Featuring Northeastern University, Awarded $150,000 Grant By Whiting Foundation
NEW YORK, June, 2015 – The Whiting Foundation has announced a $150,000 grant to the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition formed by Northeastern University and 19 other universities from across the country, coordinated from The New School in New York City, to foster public engagement on urgent social problems. The funds will bolster the…
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Sarah Hudson, a History major, was named one of the Huntington 100. The Huntington 100, formally the Most Influential Seniors program, recognizes Juniors and Seniors who excel at both academics and service to their community.