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UMass Amherst Researchers Among Recipients of Major NEH Grant Expanding Public Access to Records on the History of Slavery

Thursday, November 30, 2023

A team of UMass Amherst faculty, librarians, staff, and students and their partners at the Pioneer Valley History Network (PVHN) are among the partnering projects awarded $349,803.00 from the...

Anne F. Broadbridge Appointed Department Chair

Monday, October 16, 2023

The Department of History is pleased to introduce Anne F. Broadbridge as its newest chair. Professor Broadbridge, a leading scholar of the medieval Islamic world and a dedicated educator, succeeds...

Joel Wolfe Publishes 'Fast Paced and Engaging' Book on Brazil

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Joel Wolfe, professor and graduate program director in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts Department of History, recently published his third book, Brazil, with Polity Books for the Polity...

Elizabeth Jacob and Matthew Wormer Join History Department

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

The Department of History is pleased to welcome our newest faculty members, Elizabeth Jacob and Matthew Wormer. Their arrival strengthens the department’s diverse curriculum and enables student...

Elizabeth Sharrow Co-Authors “Equality Unfulfilled: How Title IX’s Policy Design Undermines Change to College Sports”

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

The year 1972 is often hailed as an inflection point in the evolution of women's rights. Congress passed Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a law that outlawed sex-based discrimination...

Announcing the Spring 2023 Dean's List

Friday, July 14, 2023

The UMass Amherst History Department warmly congratutes the history majors and minors who made the Dean’s List in Spring 2023! The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students enrolled in at least 12...