Welcome to the Department of History

Northeastern University History Department: Institutional Home of the World History Association

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.

History News

Incoming Chair and Professor of History Timothy Brown Interviewed About the 75th Anniversary of D-Day by News@Northeastern

Incoming Chair and Professor of History Timothy Brown was recently interviewed by News@Northeastern for a video entitled “Remembering D-Day 75 Years Later”.

Recent Doctoral Graduate Olivier Schouteden Accepts Assistant Professorship at the American University in Cairo

  The Department of History at Northeastern is proud to announce that Olivier Schouteden, a recent doctoral program graduate, has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor at the American University in Cairo. Olivier successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Impossible Indochina: Obstacles, Issues, and Failures of French Colonial Exploration in Southeast Asia, 1862 – 1914”…
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Assistant Professor Chris Parsons’ Work Featured in News@Northeastern

Chris Parsons, Assistant Professor of History at Northeastern, was recently featured in an article entitled “French Colonists Didn’t Just Carry Muskets – They Wore Gardening Gloves” by News@Northeastern. In this article, he talks about his recent book “A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America” and how Samuel de Champlain attempted to…
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Jamie Parker to be featured as one of 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists for the American Historical Association

Jamie Parker, a doctoral candidate in history here at Northeastern University, has recently been named as one of the 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists for the American Historical Association. Congrats Jamie!

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History Events

05/02/2019

2019 Annual Department of History Graduation and Awards Ceremony and Phi Alpha Theta Induction

  You are cordially invited to attend the   The Annual Department of History Graduation and Awards Ceremony and Phi Alpha Theta Induction     Family and friends are encouraged to join us on this special occasion as we celebrate the hard work and success of the undergraduate and graduate classes of 2019    …
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