A historian of modern Japan, women, gender, and religion, Garrett Washington is the Department of History’s newest tenured faculty member.
Robert S. LaRussa '76
Dedicated to helping students develop professional skills for success, Alumnus Robert S.
Katie Garland Zimmerman '2015MA
Grant Writer, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (Harrisburg, PA)
Dinah Mayo-Bobee '07 PhD
At UMass, Dinah focused her attention on researching early national politics and a career in academia.
Michael Nicholson '16
At UMass, Mike was a History and Political Science Dual Degree Student, in addition to working toward Departmental Honors in History, Departmental Honors in Political Science, Multidisciplinary Honors, and two undergraduate certificates in International Relations and Public Policy and Administration. He returned to UMass in Fall 2016 as a graduate student in the one-year Accelerated Master's of Public Policy Program at the UMass School of Public Policy.
Elena Rousseau '16
As a transfer student to UMass Amherst, Elena felt that she had limited opportunities, having missed almost two years of relationship-building in the department and at the school. However, she says, "the history department, along with the career development program, helped me to achieve my dreams and current career path."