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  • Homepage | Department of History
    History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Menu Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Search Search form Search Next Next Next Next Professor Marta Vicente with her Mystics to Feminists undergraduate class Professor Sara Gregg with her undergraduate Honors course Professors Cushman and Dorman with their AHA awards Professors Erik Scott Marie Brown at the Department of History s Annual Convocation Greetings from the Chair When I arrived fifteen years ago at the Department of History they put me in the basement From that position I could see above me a vigorous group of senior scholars some of whom had been publishing widely and molding young minds since the 1960s They had shepherded the Department of History through its transformation into a modern nationally recognized program I looked up to them figuratively as well as literally Below me in the sub basement of Wescoe Hall I could observe the graduate students toiling quietly in their scholarly netherworld I could not look down on them for I had been a graduate student not so long before and I knew that they too would someday emerge into the sunlight And everywhere I saw hundreds of eager fresh faced undergraduates hurrying to their classes The Department of History was a vibrant place True to our understanding of historical change we have conserved the best of that past and built upon it The Department of History now consists of about thirty five tenured and tenure track faculty some eighty graduate students and hundreds of undergraduates While most of the names and faces have changed we are as vibrant as ever For proof take a look at our terrific recent faculty hires Marie Grace Brown in Middle Eastern history Mariana Candido in African history Devon Dear in pre modern Chinese history David Roediger in United States history Erik R Scott in Russian History Benjamin T Uchiyama in modern Japanese history and finally our new Hall Family Distinguished Chair in American History Edmund Russell I invite you to click through the rest of the Department of History website and contact us about questions you might have If you are a History student or thinking about becoming a History student follow the links to the Undergraduate Program or the Graduate Program Above all I welcome you to keep before you the importance of History as a discipline as a view unto a wider world a method for analyzing changes

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    PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Menu Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Search Search form Search Home KU A Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Search Search all KU People Search Degree Search Browse by school Course Search Search class sections Online courses Library Search Libraries Hours locations Ask Advising Catalog Tutors Writing Center Math help room Finals Schedule GPA Calculator Resources Campus Map Directions Campuses Buses Parking Information Technology Hawk Drive Jobs at KU Finances Tuition Bill Payments Scholarship Search Financial Aid Loans Beak em Bucks Events All Academics Athletics Memorial Day May 25 All day Kansas Summer Swim Camp May 25 29 May 25 All day Summer Optional Care Begins May 26 07 15 am Kansas Summer Swim Camp May 25 29 May 26 All day Kansas Summer Swim Camp May 25 29 May 27 All day View all events Summer Optional Care Begins May 26 07 15 am Grade roster entry access Jun 01 All day Law grade submission deadline Jun 05 All day Law grade roster entry access shut off Jun 05 All day Official Degree list due Jun 12 All day View all events Bill Self Men s Basketball Summer Camp Session 1 June 7 11 Jun 07 All day Bill Self Men s Basketball Summer Camp Session 1 June 7 11 Jun 08 All day Bill Self Men s Basketball Summer Camp Session 1 June 7 11 Jun 09 All day Bill Self Men s Basketball Summer Camp Session 1 June 7 11 Jun 10 All day Bill Self Men s Basketball Parent Child Camp Session June 12 13 Jun 12 All day View all events Other KU Home About KU Admissions Athletics Alumni Campuses Social Media Endowment KU Today Login CMS Login KU Users Non KU Users Department News May 15 2015 Book details how

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  • Please log in | Department of History
    Alumni Campuses Social Media Endowment KU Today Department of History College of Liberal Arts Sciences Search form Search Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Menu Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Search Search form Search Home Please log in to view this page Log in with your KU online ID Log in for non KU users who have been invited to this page Department News May 15 2015 Book details how Native American cotton selection led to the Industrial Revolution Professor Paul Kelton publishes new book on germs and colonization in the Americas Professor Beth Bailey to join Department as Foundation Professor Read more Events Calendar

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  • Overview | Department of History
    Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Menu Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Search Search form Search Home About About Studying history at the University of Kansas will expand your mind Our course offerings introduce students to medieval witches and Samurai warriors conspiracy cranks and Native American prophets Chairman Mao and the Black Panthers Students can take courses on the history of sexuality or if that isn t exciting enough courses on natural disasters wars and plagues With 35 tenured and tenure track faculty the Department of History covers the globe But studying history is more than just an entertaining adventure Training in historical research analysis and writing develops skills that are essential in our information economy and this preparation is especially useful to students planning to pursue graduate training and careers in law public policy business journalism education and a universe of other possibilities as our recent undergraduate and graduate alumni throughout the world can attest The Department of History at KU offers an outstanding undergraduate program with approximately 250 majors and an additional group of History minors These students are taught by faculty who consistently win awards for their teaching as well as their research Beyond the introductory level class sizes are small including two required seminars that are capped at fifteen students each and the optional Senior Honors Thesis which features direct one on one advising with a faculty mentor Our graduate program has consistently ranked in the top 25 among public research universities With an average of 80 graduate students enrolled we are primarily a doctoral program granting Ph D degrees in standard geographical areas such as the United States Europe Asia Africa the Middle East and Latin America as well as in thematic fields such as military environmental and gender Recent Ph D recipients have gone on to tenure track positions at research universities liberal arts colleges junior colleges and a variety of non academic careers Finally faculty in the Department of History are nationally and even internationally known for their research The books and articles they have published just in the last two years are too numerous to list here but you can scroll through the faculty page to gain a sense of their significance shaping our knowledge about the world Their productivity plays an important role in helping KU maintain its position in

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  • Mission Statement | Department of History
    Liberal Arts Sciences Search form Search Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Menu Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Search Search form Search Home About Mission Statement Our past is your future Historians at the University of Kansas train individuals to appreciate the complexity and diversity of the human experience to question simple explanations to evaluate evidence in multiple forms and to offer insightful interpretations with clarity of expression As a nationally prominent department at a major research university the Department of History seeks to Produce excellent scholarship that pushes the boundaries of historical inquiry Mentor the next generation of historians through our PhD program one in which our students benefit from advisors who serve as models of actively engaged scholars and one in which our students develop research writing and teaching skills that make them competitive for academic and non academic positions across the nation Educate undergraduate students both history majors and non majors particularly about the value of research and help them develop their own analytical and communication skills that will serve them well in whatever they choose to do Serve as leaders in expanding the University of Kansas commitment to globalize its curriculum and promote an understanding of the many diverse places and peoples around the world Reach out to the public particularly within Kansas to advance its understanding of history and to encourage an appreciation for historical thinking By adopting this mission the Department of History will work with other units across the University of Kansas to prepare students to understand the complex origins of today s world and its challenges and prepare them to make intelligent decisions about the future Department News May 15 2015 Book details how Native American cotton selection led to the Industrial Revolution Professor Paul Kelton publishes new book on germs and colonization in the Americas Professor

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  • News | Department of History
    Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Menu Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Search Search form Search Home About News The Department s newsletter pdf is published every fall Alumni and friends are encouraged to subscribe Recent News Articles Professor Ed Russell details how Native American cotton selection led to Industrial Revolution 5 15 15 Professor Paul Kelton s new book dispels assumptions on disease and colonization in North America 5 6 15 Professor Gregory Cushman named one of the first Carnegie fellows 4 22 15 Professor Beth Bailey joins History Department as one of University s Foundation Professors 3 31 15 History professor wins Byron Caldwell Smith Book Award See more at http www news ku edu 2013 07 12 history professor wins byron caldwell Professor Hagith Sivan participant in project that seeks to discover aspects of early Jewish childhood 11 13 14 Distinguished Professor Victor Bailey named recipient of Higuchi KU Endowment Research Achievement Award 11 10 14 Foundation Professor David Roediger links slavery emancipation to other social movements 11 5 2014 Three history graduate students win Hall Center awards 10 23 2014 Assistant Professor Sheyda Jahanbani explores origins of War on Poverty new challenges 9 10 2014 Associate Professor Jacob Dorman cited in Tablet article on Black Judaism 9 9 2014 Two history graduate students win Fulbright awards 8 4 2014 Outstanding history graduate students receive Hall Center research awards 6 26 2014 Associate Professor Gregory Cushman tracks unlikely source to unlock Pacific environmental history 5 20 2014 Assistant Professor Erik Scott wins book publication award 4 21 2014 Professor Luis Corteguera s book details inner workings of Spanish Inquisition 4 7 2014 Pivotal Events in History Historian to discuss how war changed worldview of Europeans 4 1 2014 KU experts can provide insight on 100th anniversary of World War I 3 27 2014 Distinguished Professor Edmund Russell to lecture on co evolutionary history 2 10 2014 David Roediger named first Foundation Professor 1 10 2014 Department

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  • Events | Department of History
    History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Search Search form Search Home About Events The Department of History hosts several annual events including an Annual Convocation to kick off the academic year and our annual Emeriti Luncheon in the spring as well as our Student Recognition Awards Ceremony to close the year in May The Department s flagship annual event Pivotal Events in History takes place in the spring semester Next Next Next Next Professor Emeritus W Stitt Robinson and his wife Connie Robinson at the Department s Annual Emeriti Luncheon Undergraduates at Annual Pizza at Potter Lake event Professor Theodore Wilson presented with flag from PhD recipient Francis Park Graduate students at the Department s Annual Convocation 82nd Annual Student Recognition and Awards Ceremony On May 9 2015 over a hundred students faculty staff and family gathered at the Kansas Room in the Kansas Union to honor the History Department s graduating and outstanding students With a record shattering 14 graduating doctoral students and over 80 graduating seniors the Department had many considerable student accomplishments to celebrate Professor and Department Chair Jeff Moran hosted the event in which recipients of Departmental awards both undergraduate and graduate were honored View a slide of show of the 2015 Awards Ceremony here Pivotal Events in History Lecture Series Each year Pivotal Events in History brings the work of the department to the general public through teaching sessions guest speakers and open discussions devoted to particular historical turning points The program is open to our alumni friends and students to attend and focuses on historical events that transformed the world Professor Jonathan Earle delivered the inaugural address Contingency and the Canvass Abraham Lincoln and the Pivotal Election of 1860 in 2010 The program commemorated the U S presidential race of 1860 in honor of the sesquicentennial of Abraham Lincoln s election In 2011 Professor Hagith Sivan delivered the Pivotal Events in History talk on A Roman Cleopatra Princess Galla between Alaric and Attila Using coins as illustrations Professor Hagith Sivan discussed Galla Placidia 390 450 CE an unjustly forgotten princess who should be as famous as Cleopatra Professor Theodore A Ted Wilson KU s venerable his torian of the American mili tary and foreign relations delivered 2012 s Pivot al Events in History lecture Professor Wilson s lecture The War of 1812 Was it a Second American Revolu tion used the bicenten nial of America s first declared war to revisit its causes and reckon with its consequences Drawing from his wider consideration of the long history and evolution of coalition warfare Professor

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  • Contact | Department of History
    Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Menu Home About About Mission Statement News Events Contact Academics Degrees History Graduate Degrees MA Overview Careers Admission Curriculum PhD Overview Careers Admission Timeline for Applicant Curriculum History Undergraduate Degrees BA BGS Overview Careers Admission Curriculum Minor Overview Admission Curriculum Courses Areas of Study Advising Policies Admission Undergraduate Graduate Research Recent Publications Undergraduate Research Awards Graduate Fellowships Grants People Faculty Rob Gamble Victor Bailey Graduate Students Staff Emeriti John T Alexander Surendra Bhana Alumni Friends Undergraduate Graduate Donations Newsletter Resources Undergraduate Graduate HGSO Lawrence Community Living Arrangements Local Restaurants Medical Professionals Moving Checklist Faculty Department of History Request for Travel Funding GTA GRA Evaluation Search Search form Search Home About Contact The Department of History is located in a newly refurbished section of Wescoe Hall with commanding views of the Wakarusa Valley south of Mount Oread Mailing Address The University of Kansas Department of History 1445 Jayhawk Blvd 3650 Wescoe Hall Lawrence KS 66045 Phone 785 864 3569 Fax 785 864 5046 Departmental Officers Jeffrey Moran Department Chair jefmoran ku edu Christopher Forth Associate Chair Scheduling Officer cforth ku edu Sara Gregg Director of Graduate Studies sgregg ku edu Eric Rath Director of Undergraduate Studies erath ku edu Additional contacts Faculty Staff Graduate Students Department News May 15 2015 Book details how Native

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