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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

Recent Doctoral Graduates Regina Kazyulina and Bridget Keown Accept New Positions

The Department of History is proud to announce new positions accepted by two recent doctoral graduate students. Regina Kazyulina has accepted a one-year position in Modern European History at Bates College while Bridget Keown has accepted a position in Gender and Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Congratulations to Regina and Bridget!

Molly Nebiolo, Doctoral Candidate in History, Named Digital Humanities Fellow at the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia

Molly Nebiolo, a doctoral candidate in History, was recently named one of two 2019-2020 Digital Humanities Fellow at the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia. Her project she will working on during the fellowship is titled “Visualizing Urban Infrastructure, Health, and Medicine in 17th and 18th Century Philadelphia” The fellowship consists of one-month residency and…
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Department of History Administrator Kirsten Bilas Receives Honorable Mention for 2019 Supervisor of the Year Award!

Kirsten Bilas, an administrator for the Department of History,  has received an honorable mention for Northeastern University’s 2019 Supervisor of the Year Award! Nominations are submitted by student workers here at Northeastern University so this has special meaning to our department as Kirsten runs the work study program. Congratulations Kirsten!

Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus William Fowler Awarded 2019 Katherine Lee Bates Historian Award

 The Falmouth Historical Society has awarded Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus William Fowler the 2019 Katherine Lee Bates Historian Award. Named for Katherine Lee Bates, author of “America the Beautiful,” and a native of Falmouth, the award recognizes significant contributions to the field of history. It is presented annually to an educator, author or historian…
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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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