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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.

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New minor focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day.
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New book by Drew Swanson, an assistant history professor at Wright State, was named the year’s best book on agricultural history by the Agricultural History Society.
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