Welcome to the History Department!

The Department of History is a community of accomplished teacher-scholars committed to preparing students for successful lives and careers in the 21st century through a program that values academic rigor and excellence in a liberal arts education and fosters responsible citizenship and ethical behavior. The Department does so by encouraging students to appreciate and understand the complexity of the human experience in all parts of the world, to engage successfully in critical and analytical thought and argumentation, and to respect diverse thoughts and opinions.

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Notes from May Hall

Faculty Spotlight
Joseph M. Adelman

Associate Professor

Dr. Adelman recently talked with the New Books in History podcast about his recently published book, Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763-1789. You can learn more about the book via Johns Hopkins University Press.

Student Spotlight
Nicholas Villamor

Whittemore Library Intern

This semester, history major Nicholas Villamor is doing an internship at the Whittemore Library on campus. Check out his first blog post on the library's namesake (and former Framingham State Principal) Henry Whittemore.

Alumni Spotlight
Jennifer Hyde '13

Assistant Director, Office of International Education

After graduation, history major Jen Hyde spent a year teaching English in Thailand. Read about what she learned abroad about the world and herself in a recent issue of The Gatepost.

Jen now works at FSU in the Office of International Education.