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.
Professor of the Practice, Marty Blatt, interviewed on WBUR about Faneuil Hall and how it should address its history of slavery
Professor of the Practice and current Director of the Public History Program, Marty Blatt, was recently interviewed on WBUR about Faneuil Hall and how its history of slavery should be addressed. You can listen to the interview here
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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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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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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