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...
Masters in Public History Alum Rebekah Bryer to Attend Northwestern University Doctoral Program in the Fall
Rebekah Bryer has accepted an offer from Northwestern University’s Interdisciplinary PhD in Theatre and Drama program, one of the best theatre programs in the country. Her research examines the intersections between performance and public history, a topic that first sparked her interest here at Northeastern.
Assistant Professor Victoria Cain and Ph.D. Candidate Jackie Gronau have both been recently awarded grants to further their research. Professor Cain was awarded the CSSH Research Development Initiative Award for her project entitled “Schools and Screens: Media and the Making of Modern Education in the U.S. 2016” while Jackie was a recipient of the Graduate Thesis/Dissertation…
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Ph.D. candidate Matthew Williamson will be conducting his final dissertation defense on Tuesday, April 11th from 1:30 – 3:30 PM in 206 Meserve Hall at Northeastern University. His dissertation is entitled “The Networks of John Jay, 1745-1804: A Historical Network Analysis Experiment” Free and open to the public
The Annual History Department Graduation and Awards Ceremony and Phi Alpha Theta Induction Family and friends are encouraged to join us on this special occasion as we celebrate the hard work and success of the undergraduate and graduate classes of 2017 Wednesday May 3, 2017 9:00 am – 10:30 am Northeastern University…
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