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

Associate Professor Katherine Luongo’s book entitled “Obama and Kenya: Contested Histories and the Politics of Belonging” now available

The Department of History is proud to announce the publication of Associate Professor Katherine Luongo‘s new book with Matthew Carotenuto entitled “Obama and Kenya: Contested Histories and the Politics of Belonging” through the Ohio University Press. A summery is listed below: Barack Obama’s political ascendancy has focused considerable global attention on the history of Kenya generally and…
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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!

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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…
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