Welcome to the Department of History

We're celebrating over 100 years of teaching and learning history at the University of Arizona.  We are ranked in the top 10 in Latin American history, and we won the American Historical Association’s 2011 Equity Award.  Read more about the Department of History.

Department News

Patrick Hanley and Joe Bickley's "The Colonial Violence Geodatabse" will offer scholars and students the ability to view incidents of colonial violence from 1830 to 1975 on a map. Edward Polanco's "Nahuatl Naman: Conserving and Disseminating an Indigenous Language through Technology and... read more
Professor Irvin discusses the design of the Continental Dollar and how it was intended to inspire confidence in the new United States: http://backstoryradio.org/shows/on-the-money-2/?segments=not-worth-a-continental