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...
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 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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