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 Marty Blatt interviewed about free love anarchist Ezra Heywood on WGBH

Professor of the Practice and  Graduate Public History Program Director Marty Blatt was recently interviewed about Massachusetts’ Most Famous 19th Century Individualist Anarchist And Free Love Advocate, Ezra Heywood by WGBH. Click here to listen to the interview and learn more about this fascinating individual in history!

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 starting in May 2017 while Regina Kazyulina has won a Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship which extends her success with a major research…
Read more »

View All News >>

History Events


Graduate Programs Open House

Ready to advance your future? Attend our Graduate Open House where you will: > Explore your field of interest and learn about our 200 cutting-edge graduate programs. > Find out more about experiential education and our online learning options. > Meet with faculty, admissions counselors, and financial aid representatives. > Learn about our commitment to…
Read more »

View All Events >>