History

The forty-plus historians who make up the faculty of History within the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious studies preside over one of the largest and strongest undergraduate history programs in the country, serving more than 700 students majors and covering the full range of topics, periods and regions in world history.

It continues to operate a vibrant graduate program, with its traditional area strengths in North American, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, as well as offering preparation in topical areas such as Western, Women’s, Urban, Slavic, Political, and Public History. 

Maintaining the tradition of faculty involvement with professional journals, SHPRS hosts two major History journals, The Journal of Policy History as well as French Historical Studies, it is completing its term of operating Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies, and it continues to manage the on-line discussion list H-Amindian and its associated web pages.  

The History faculty also maintains connections with numerous units across the university, including the Melikian Center: Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, the School of Transborder Studies,  and the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. In addition, many faculty are affiliated with a wide range of units across the university.