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 Old Main lawn. Our move began June 26 and is expected to be completed by August 14, 2017. Our main office (currently in Social Sciences 215) will be in Chavez 423 on the north side of the building and should be ready for visitors by July 21. Come see us!

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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 historical research in a cross-variety of... Read more

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by the Mexican government on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, for his efforts to strengthen ties between the United States and Mexico.

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for being selected to participate in the Richards Center Emerging Scholars Summer Mentoring Program at Pennsylvania State University. The program allows promising undergraduate students to attend simulated doctoral seminars and workshops designed to prepare them for graduate education in History.

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curator of ethnohistory at the Arizona State Museum and a faculty affiliate in the Department of History, the 2018 Wayne N. Aspinall Chair in History.  Michael will spend three weeks next spring on the Grand Junction campus teaching a course on the intersection of law and history and will give a public lecture on his research into the living legacies of Spanish and Mexican natural resource law in the North American West.  Congratulations, Michael!

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History's 2017 recipient of the Colonial Dames of America in Arizona Scholarship!  Casey is an undergraduate History major focusing in American History.

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for being named one of the 2017 fellows of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in the category of Intellectual & Cultural History!

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History graduate students DANIELLE BLALOCK (Chile), CORY DAVIS (Germany), and RUTH OROPEZA (Spain) all received Fulbright awards for next year! 

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at and join in the fun of being part of a group that loves to learn, host speakers, and get together for an occasional game night!

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