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...
Professor Emeritus William Fowler Jr. was recently quoted in an article in the Washington Post in regards to celebrating Christopher Columbus Day and memorials to the explorer.
Professor Marty Blatt was recently quoted in an article from the Boston Globe on the Edward M. Kennedy Institute.
Professor Emeritus William Fowler Jr. will be hosting a conversation about his new book entitled “Steam Titans: Cunard, Collins, and the Epic Battle for Commerce on the North Atlantic” on Thursday, October 5th at 12 PM on the Northeastern main campus in Boston. The talk will be held in 90 Snell Library and is free and open to…
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