Welcome to History

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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.

News

The essence of History is change! The Department of History is moving a couple hundred yards north from its longtime home in the Social Sciences Building to the César E. Chávez Building across the... read more
Footnotes: A Journal of History presents original primary research and historiographical papers from University of Arizona’s undergraduate and graduate students. We are a forum of publication for... read more
by the Mexican government on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, for his efforts to strengthen ties between the United States and Mexico.

Recent Publications

Hell and Its Rivals: Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages
Alan Bernstein
Cornell
Summer 2017

Hell and Its Rivals

Cover of Field Life book Field Life: Science in the American West during the Railroad Era
Jeremy Vetter
University of Pittsburgh Press
2016
The Yellow River: The Problem of Water in Modern China
David Pietz
Harvard University Press
January 5, 2015

Contact Us

Contact Info

Department of History
Social Sciences 215
1145 E. South Campus Drive
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 621-1586
Fax: (520) 621-2422

 

Our Location

Department Head

Kevin Gosner
Social Sciences 215B
P.O.Box 210027
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 621-1168
Fax: (520) 621-2422
kgosner@email.arizona.edu

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Us

Department of History
Social Sciences 215
1145 E. South Campus Drive
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 621-1586
Fax: (520) 621-2422