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Welcome to History!

Through its Honors Program, the Department of History offers students who have demonstrated very strong academic ability the opportunity to engage in more advanced research and writing than the regular major program requires. Students who write a senior honors thesis work closely with a faculty adviser and faculty committee on a research project they design.

History News

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History Professor honored

Prof. Paul Lockhart named Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research

Prof. Paul Lockhart has been named the Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research for 2014-18.  This 3-year position recognizes Prof. Lockhart's distinguished scholarship in American military history and early modern Scandinavian history.  Prof.

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History Department recognizes outstanding scholar

Mark Benbow named Outstanding Alumnus

The Department of History is pleased to announce that Mark E. Benbow, Ph.D. (M.A., WSU, 1983), has been named the department's Outstanding Alumnus for 2014.  Dr.

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