Welcome to the Department of History
In summer 2015, the World History Association moved its institutional headquarters to Northeastern University’s History Department, home to one of the oldest and most successful World History Ph.D. programs in the country. The Department is pleased to enter into this partnership with the premier World History organization in the world.
Megan Barney (Public History)
Megan Barney graduated from Northeastern University in 2019 with a Master of Arts degree in Public History and a Certificate in Digital Humanities. Prior to Northeastern, Megan attended Elmira College where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and American Studies. Megan was an acti...
Caroline Klibanoff (Public History)
Caroline Klibanoff graduated from Northeastern University in 2018 with a Master of Arts degree in Public History and a Certificate in Digital Humanities. After completing her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University in American Studies and Film/Media, Caroline worked in video and communicati...
Undergraduate history students Ayeon Lee and Meghan Jones each received Peak Award funding from Northeastern University to conduct research this term for their capstone course. In addition, both Ayeon Lee and Kerrina Williams also received funding from the Health and Humanities fund for their research projects. Congratulations to our students!
Sara Dean, recent graduate of the Northeastern Public History Program, has a review essay of Northeastern Professor Sari Altschuler’s exhibit, Touch This Page!: Making Sense of the Ways We Read, in the Public Historian, November 2019, Volume 41, Number 4.
Doneeca Thurston, a Masters in Public History alum, was recently named the new Director of Lynn Museum / LynnArts. Prior to this new position Doneeca had worked at the Peabody Essex Museum. Read the announcement of Doneeca’s hiring here
Megan Barney and Caroline Klibanoff, Recent Public History Program Graduates, Take on Leadership Roles in the Digital Humanities Field
We are proud to report that two of our recent graduates have recently taken public history positions where they will be leaders in the digital humanities field. Megan Barney is the Coordinator for Online Learning, Facing History and Ourselves. Caroline Klibanoff is Program Manager, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
The Department of History is pleased to announce that Samuel Moyn will be giving a talk entitled The Case Against Humane War on Monday, October 28th at 4PM. The talk will take place at 909 Renaissance Park. Samuel Moyn is currently Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History at Yale University. Please…
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Name: Shaunna Harrington Department: History Dissertation Title: “The American Colonial Education Project: Race, Citizenship & Schools in the Philippines, 1901-1916” Date and Time: Thursday November 14th from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Location: 206 Meserve Hall, Northeastern University, Boston MA 02115