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Professor Audrey Altstadt Appointed Chair of Kennan Institute Advisory Council

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Professor Audrey Altstadt has been appointed Chair of the Keenan Institute Advisory Council for four years, starting October 1, 2016. The Kennan Institute is one of the most prestigious research...

Professor Audrey Altstadt Appointed Chair of Kennan Institute Advisory Council

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Professor Audrey Altstadt has been appointed Chair of the Keenan Institute Advisory Council for four years, starting October 1, 2016. The Kennan Institute is one of the most prestigious research...

New Article: "Sex and the Survey: A New Way of Teaching Global History." by Professor Laura Lovett

Saturday, October 1, 2016

The October edition of Perspectives on History spotlighted a new course on the global history of sex developed by Professor Laura Lovett in collaboration with Professors Julio Capó and Priyanka...

Professor Alice Nash Appointed to the Plymouth, Massachusetts 400th Anniversary Commission

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Professor Alice Nash will represent the University of Massachusetts on the Plymouth, Massachusetts 400th Anniversary Commission. According to a press release by Governor Charlie Baker, the...

The History Department Welcomes New and Returning Faculty Officers

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The History Department welcomes three new faculty officers. Brian W. Ogilvie has assumed the position of Department Chair, Marla Miller is Associate Chair, and Anna Taylor is Graduate Program...

UMass History Department Welcomes New Graduate Students

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

This fall semester, the UMass Amherst History Department welcomed nine new students into the History and Public History graduate program: Alex Asal (MA Public History), Heather Brinn (PhD), Austin...