The Undergraduate Program in History

Welcome to the 2017–2018 Academic Year!

Ongoing crises globally and locally demonstrate the urgency of understanding the historical context of the world around us. The History Department is poised to help you learn about the origins of contemporary struggles. What's more, the longer and broader views of how diverse societies and cultures have organized their lives and coped with challenges can carry us beyond the myopia of the present and help us imagine alternative futures.

Whether you are new to the discipline of History or are on your way to graduating with honors in History, we have courses that are designed for you.  Our courses span the globe, covering five continents and countless countries, from antiquity to today's headlines.

For the 2015-2016 academic year and beyond, the department has introduced two exciting new initiatives:

We invite you to explore the changes.

Director of Undergraduate Studies: Professor Naoko Shibusawa