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In Memoriam: Clay McShane

In Memoriam: Clay McShane Members of the History Department were recently saddened to learn of the passing of a valued colleague and historian, Professor Emeritus Clay McShane, who died October 29, 2017.   Clay was not only a devoted husband and father: he was also a dedicated teacher, a supportive colleague, and a skilled and…
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Published On: November 14, 2017 |
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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.

Published On: October 11, 2017 |
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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.

Published On: September 15, 2017 |
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News@Northeastern honors Professor Bill Fowler upon his retirement

News@Northeastern recently wrote a piece about Professor Bill Fowler and his retirement entitled “Bill Fowler, history professor and our great storyteller, retires”  

Published On: July 13, 2017 |
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History doctoral student Bridget Keown announced as a winner of the 2017 AHA Today Blog Contest

History doctoral student Bridget Keown was recently announced as one of the winners of the 2017 AHA Today Blog Contest.  

Published On: June 15, 2017 |
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Professor of the Practice Marty Blatt talks about the history behind Flag Day

Professor of the Practice and Director of the Public History Program Marty Blatt recently was asked to talk about the history behind Flag Day in Northeastern News.

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Professor Marty Blatt comments on Civil War Memory in the Los Angeles Times

Professor of the Practice and Director of the Public History Program Marty Blatt recently was asked to comment on Civil War Memory for the Los Angeles Times  

Published On: May 16, 2017 |
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Masters in Public History Alum Rebekah Bryer to Attend Northwestern University Doctoral Program in the Fall

  Rebekah Bryer has accepted an offer from Northwestern University’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama program, one of the best theatre programs in the country. Her research examines the intersections between performance and public history, a topic that first sparked her interest here at Northeastern.

Published On: April 21, 2017 |
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Assistant Professor Victoria Cain and Ph.D. Candidate Jack Gronau Awarded Research Grants

Assistant Professor Victoria Cain and Ph.D. Candidate Jack Gronau have both been recently awarded grants to further their research. Professor Cain was awarded the CSSH Research Development Initiative Award for her project entitled “Schools and Screens: Media and the Making of Modern Education in the U.S. 2016” while Jack was a recipient of the Graduate Thesis/Dissertation…
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The History Department’s Edward Gutiérrez in the Media about World War I

Edward Gutiérrez, a Lecturer of History at Northeastern University has contributed to two media projects focusing on World War I. These projects include The Great War airing on PBS nationally on April 10th, 11th, and 12th as well as “A Century Later, The Memories of World War I Soldiers Preserved” which was part of WNPR’s Where We Live program. Click…
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Published On: April 11, 2017 |
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