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Jennifer Heuer and Mette Harder Publish “Life in Revolutionary France”

Friday, August 21, 2020

Professor Jennifer Ngaire Heuer’s new book, Life in Revolutionary France, co-edited with Mette Harder, examines how the momentous political, social, and cultural changes of the French Revolution...

Kevin Young Co-Authors New Book, "Levers of Power: How the 1% Rules and What the 99% Can Do About It"

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Professor Kevin A. Young’s new book, Levers of Power, explores how corporations exert influence over the US government. Co-written with Tarun Banerjee and Michael Schwartz, it argues that corporate...
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Barbara Krauthamer Assumes Role as Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Monday, July 20, 2020

Barbara Krauthamer, professor of history, former dean of the graduate school and senior vice provost for interdisciplinary programs and innovation at UMass Amherst, has assumed the position of dean...
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John Higginson Receives 2020 ADVANCE Faculty Mentoring Award and Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award

Friday, April 24, 2020

John Higginson from the Department of History is one of seven inaugural winners of the prestigious UMass ADVANCE Faculty Mentoring Award, and one of three winners of the university-wide of the 2020...

History Faculty Win 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award and HFA College Outstanding Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

History Department professor Anne Broadbridge has been awarded the 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA), an extremely competitive university-wide award honoring exemplary teaching at the highest...

Letter from the Chair

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dear Friends and Colleagues:...