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...
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.
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”.
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