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... 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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