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History Department Graduation Film.  Congratulations, Graduating Seniors!

And Our Award Winners

Safety is a Priority

In accordance with the WV Governor’s declaration, the History Department has closed its physical offices in Harris Hall.

We are however still fully operational online! Karen Partridge, Administrative Assistant, is available to respond to emails during regular hours. Phone calls may be diverted to voice mail. Please leave a message and we will get back as soon as possible. Email her at partridgek@marshall.edu or call 304-696-6780.

Faculty are all working from home and can be contacted via email. Find their information on the Faculty & Staff page.

Stay safe, everyone!

The Department of History at Marshall University is energetic department of thirteen full-time faculty. Each semester we offer more than 50 courses (including a number fully online), which meet the needs of over 2000 students per year. Currently, the department serves about 100 undergraduate majors and 25 graduate students.

We welcome and encourage student interaction, emphasize analytical, communications, and critical thinking skills, and promote chronological, cultural, and geographic diversity. Our alumni are employed in a variety of fields from law to city planner and serve on the faculty of History Departments across the United States.

See and hear History B.A. student Aaron Preece at work making the Clio app accessible.

Click here for History Is Not a Useless Major: Fighting Myths with Data