Democracy Then & Now Through a series of conversations, lectures, student projects and voter registration drives, UMD's campus-wide initiative, Democracy Then & Now, will engage students, faculty and staff on the historical and contemporary relationship between public education and citizenship. READ MORE


On our website you will find information about the undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Maryland, College Park as well as news of our faculty’s scholarship and our various centers and projects. We are a large department and our distinguished faculty’s expertise encompasses many areas of the globe as well as several millennia of human history. If you have questions as you explore our courses, programs, centers, and faculty, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Main Department Office
2115 Francis Scott Key Hall
(301) 405-4265

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2131C Francis Scott Key Hall
(301) 405-0072

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2131 Francis Scott Key Hall
(301) 405-4268



2120 Francis Scott Key Hall
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 8:00 AM to Friday, October 7, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Taliaferro Hall Room 2110
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM