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In Memoriam Kathryn A. Schwartz (1984-2022)

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The History Department mourns the passing of our beloved colleague Professor Kathryn Schwartz, who died unexpectedly in Toulouse, France, on May 10, 2022. Our deepest condolences go to Kathryn's...

Elizabeth Sharrow Unpacks Title IX on 50th Anniversary

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Elizabeth Sharrow, associate professor in the Department of History, has written a number of pieces commemorating the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Sharrow provided an overview of Title IX's...

History Department and HFA to Hire Career Advisor Lecturer

Friday, June 17, 2022

The History Department and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for an Undergraduate Career Advisor Lecturer position....

History Undergraduates Publish UMass History Journal

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Now in its sixth year, UMass History Journal's 2022 edition was published this spring and features work from six undergraduate students: Robert Cahill, Caitlyn Foster '22, Bret Hackenson, Laura...

Outreach Director Jessica Johnson Awarded 2022 Chancellor's Citation

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

History department outreach and community engagement director Jessica Johnson is recipient of the 2022 Chancellor's Citation Award. The only campus-wide award exclusively for staff, the Chancellor...

Diana Sierra Becerra Produces TedEd Video on Radio Veneremos

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Since the 1800s, a handful of oligarchs had controlled nearly all of El Salvador’s land, forcing laborers to work for almost nothing. But in 1980, farmers and urban workers formed guerrilla groups...