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History Professor Awarded $400K NSF Grant
Karin Rosemblatt Launches New Project with NSF GrantRead More about History Professor Awarded $400K NSF Grant
Read what's new in the department of history.Read More about Department of History May Newsletter
Richard Bell Named Carnegie Fellow
Richard Bell received the fellowship to support his work on racial justice.Read More about Richard Bell Named 2021 Carnegie Fellow
Welcome to the Department of History at the University of Maryland.
The Department of History at the University of Maryland embraces the diversity of the human past with a global vision and a variety of methods of inquiry. Our fifty faculty form a community of accomplished scholars whose specialties examine cultures across the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe and whose chronologies stretch from antiquity to the late modern. Maryland’s professors also explore the history of the natural sciences, the environment and the economy. Both our undergraduate and graduate students consequently benefit from a curriculum enriched by the many questions our faculty pose of the past.
Interested in our undergraduate programs?
In addition to a B.A. in history, the department offers a B.A. in Central European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, a History Minor, Middle East Studies Minor, an East Asian Studies Certificate and an Immigration and Migration Studies Transcript Notation. Get information on advising, major requirements and more through the links below.
Graduate Studies in History at UMD
In addition to an M.A. and Ph.D. in history, the department offers a history and library science M.A., and certificates in historic preservation and museum scholarship and material culture. Learn more about our programs, or find information relevant to current students through the links below.
Faculty and Staff
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The Department of History is home to two interdisciplinary research centers: the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the Center for Global Migration Studies.Learn more about our research centers.
The department produces research across several historical fields of research study that include a range of geographic, cultural and thematic areas.Learn more about fields of research and study.