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Team Including UMass Historian and Political Scientist Libby Sharrow Receives $1 Million NSF Award

Friday, August 16, 2019

A team of researchers including Elizabeth Sharrow, assistant professor of political science and history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a three-year ADVANCE Partnership...

Emily Hamilton Featured in PBS Documentary Series "Ancient Skies"

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

  Professor Emily Hamilton was recently featured in the PBS series, Ancient Skies. Appearing in both the second and third episodes, Hamilton discusses Isaac Newton (setting the record straight that...

Greg Bradsher ’73MA, ‘84PhD Receives National Archives Lifetime Achievement Award

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Dr. Greg Bradsher, a 1973 (MA) and 1984 (PhD) alumnus of the UMass Amherst Department of History, was presented with the prestigious National Archives Lifetime Achievement Award on June 19, 2019 in...
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New Book Edited by Professor Dan Gordon: “The Anthem Companion to Alexis de Tocqueville”

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Professor Daniel Gordon edited and contributed an introduction and two chapters, to The Anthem Companion to Alexis de Tocqueville (Anthem Press). The Anthem Companion to Alexis de Tocqueville...
Barbara Krauthamer

Krauthamer Named to New Role in Interdisciplinary Programs and Innovation

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Article written by the UMass News and Media Relations Office...

Statement on May 4 Event and Academic Freedom

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Statement by Faculty in the Department of History about the May 4, 2019, panel discussion “Not Backing Down”...