By exploring the complexities of peoples and societies in the past, history majors make the present more comprehensible.
Meet Our Faculty
Get to know our history department. The Faculty & Staff page has contact information and links to individual profiles for all our members.Read More
Alumni Spotlight - Rachel S. Dauenbaugh '14
Rachel is a 2014 graduate of DePauw who majored in History and now works as a campaign analyst in New York City.Read More
Alumni Spotlight - Juan Pedroza '03
Prize-winning history major Juan Pedroza is a doctoral student in Sociology at Stanford University and a recipient of the prestigious 2014 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. He returned to campus recently to present his research on poverty trends among Hispanics in the U.S.Read More
John J. Baughman ‘48
Professor Emeritus of History at DePauw and 1948 graduate of the University John Baughman was presented with the 2015 Ministry of Memory Award at the annual meeting of the Historical Society of the United Methodist Church.Read More
Professor Steinson's students in History 278, US Women 1890-present.
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Faculty Spotlight - Glen Kuecker
Glen Kuecker, Professor of History at DePauw University, has been awarded a GLCA Expanding Collaboration Initiative grant with Alejandro Puga, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, for their project, “Mapping the Megalopolis: Making an Atlas of Mexico City.”Read More
History and Modern Languages faculty join forces to discuss challenges and pleasures of translation.Read More
Faculty Spotlight - Mac Dixon-Fyle
Professor Dixon-Fyle an Africanist in an American University.Read More
Alumni Spotlight - Brett Hecko '92
Brett "Moose" Hecko '92 was inducted into the DePauw University Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday, October 10.Read More
History coursework encourages students to think critically, argue logically and examine the values of their society and those of other societies. History students develop research, analytical, writing, oral communication and problem-solving skills that prepare them for a range of occupations, for graduate and professional schools and for the responsibilities of informed citizen- ship. History majors pursue careers in law, education, governmental affairs, journalism, social service, business, finance and museums.
United States in the Sixties, Modern Middle East, France from Charlemagne to Napoleon, Ethnicity and Conflict in South Africa, History of Mexico, Women and Family in Modern China, History of Science, History Beyond the Classroom
Professor Yung-chen Chiang
Yung-chen Chiang, professor of history, was one of the 2015 recipients of the Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Tucker Jr. Distinguished Career Award.Read More