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...
Doctoral Graduate alum Stacy Fahrenthold (2014) wins Syrian Studies Association’s prize for Most Outstanding Dissertation
The Prize Committee of the Syrian Studies Association is pleased to announce the prizes of the most outstanding dissertation and article. The committee considered dissertations completed between 1 July 2014 and 30 Jun 2016 and articles or book chapters published between 1 July 2015 and 30 June 2016. The committee was made up of Charles…
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Associate Professor Katherine Luongo co-authors Huffington Post think piece on Obama’s Kenya heritage in the 2016 Presidential Race
Associate Professor of History Katherine Luongo and Matthew Carotenuto, Associate Professor of History at St. Lawrence University, publish timely HuffPo think piece on the significance of Obama’s Kenyan heritage in the 2016 presidential race entitled “Obama’s Kenyan Roots: the 2016 Election Edition”
Natalie Bormann from the Department of Political Science and Professor Marty Blatt have been awarded a grant from the German Embassy to produce a program, Jewish Life in Germany Today. Besides Political Science and History, other collaborators include the World Language Center, the Jewish Studies Program, and the Humanities Center. The program includes an exhibit…
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