After studying and interviewing people from the dangerous regions of West Africa, Dr. Benjamin N. Lawrance continues to seek out justice for asylum seekers facing political persecution and torture.

Check out the full article by SBS covering Dr. Lawrance's interview on this topic here.

Post date: Wed, 30/01/2019 - 10:03am

Don't miss presentations be these amazing scholars! All Brown Bag Talks will be held at 12:00PM in Chavez 406A. Everyone is welcome!


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Post date: Tue, 04/12/2018 - 9:17am

One of our former graduate students, Michael D. Berdine, recently published his work Redrawing the Middle East: Sir Mark Sykes, Imperialism and the Sykes-Picot Agreement. It has been chosen by BookAuthority as one of the 10 Best New Middle East History Books to Read in 2019You can purchase your copy now on ... Read more

Post date: Tue, 27/11/2018 - 10:29am

We take great pleasure in announcing that John Senseney has signed the offer letter and will be joining us for the spring semester! Welcome to our department!

Post date: Mon, 19/11/2018 - 2:42pm

Heidi Muñoz presented her research, "Victims of Violence and Agents of Change: Women, Gender, and Urban Violence during Guatemala's Civil War" at the conference on Border Crossings: Gender, Sexuality, and Rights on November 6th.

She also presented on her summer research funded by the Tinker Foundation at the Tinker Symposium on November 8th.

Lastly, she presented on " Violence Against Women and (the Limits of) Legel Remedies in Guatemala" on November 10th, at the Social Science... Read more

Post date: Wed, 14/11/2018 - 8:58am

The University of Arizona’s Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, an expert in Medieval Studies and the Renaissance, leads this educational tour through Europe, taking students to sites which reflect the structural,... Read more

Post date: Tue, 06/11/2018 - 3:42pm

Dr. Jeremy Vetter just returned from the History of Science Society meeting in Seattle, Washington, where his recent book, Field Life: Science in the American West during the Railroad Era (Pittsburgh, 2016) was awarded the Philip J. Pauly Prize, which is for the best first book in the history of science in the Americas. Congratulations!

Post date: Tue, 06/11/2018 - 3:16pm

“Digital Resources: Chilean History,” is now available from Oxford Research Encyclopedia—Latin American History, ... Read more

Post date: Tue, 06/11/2018 - 3:04pm

Dr. Katerine Morrissey has received the 2018 Bakken Award of Merit from the Western History Association for her scholarship and service in field of western US history. The Award was presented at the WHA Annual Conference. 

Post date: Tue, 06/11/2018 - 2:28pm

You can check out this new book, The Thorny Path: Pornography in Early Twentieth-Century Britain, by our recent PhD graduate Jamie Stoops on Amazon

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Post date: Tue, 06/11/2018 - 1:32pm


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