“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” — William Faulkner

Our history majors collaborate with professors and peers to develop a deep understanding of the past across eras, cultures, and societies. Our graduates have gone on to work in education, libraries, museums, business, medicine, law, social justice, and the military.


Theses/Dissertations from 2021


History of the Labor Party in the United States, Jacob Bilsky


The Expansion of the Colonization Movement in Antebellum Massachusetts, Steven J. Mooney


“The White Plague Seems to Love the Black Victim:” The Racialization of Tuberculosis in the Anti-Tuberculosis Campaign and Black Resistance to the “Negro Tuberculosis Problem,” 1870- 1930, Dillon Prus

Student Work from 2014


Inventing a Foundation Myth: Upper Canada in the War of 1812, Jeffrey Wasson