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 Emeritus William Fowler Jr. quoted in the Washington Post

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 Quoted in the Boston Globe on the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Professor Marty Blatt was recently quoted in an article from the Boston Globe on the Edward M. Kennedy Institute.

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History Events

10/05/2017

A Conversation with Professor Emeritus William Fowler Jr. on his new book “Steam Titans: Cunard, Collins, and the Epic Battle for Commerce on the North Atlantic”

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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