2020 News & Research
August 31, 2020
The American Historical Association (AHA) has produced videos welcoming new and returning students during these difficult times. Below you will find links to the videos created for undergraduate students:
Videos for New and Returning History Majors
Bill Lowry, attorney and Cook County Commissioner (Illinois)
Muhammad Hanzala, engineering student, Georgia Highlands College
Victor Medina Del Toro, Meetings and Executive Assistant, AHA
Videos for Returning History Majors
Laura McEnaney, Professor of History, Whittier College; Vice President, AHA Teaching Division
Kayla Begg, Business Development Administrator, HKA
Videos for New History Majors
Megan Connor, Program Associate, AHA
Shelbie Britt, history major, Mississippi State University
Jason Holt, Realtor, COMPASS
August 28, 2020
With these difficult and trying times, the Department of History has not been able to give our graduate students the same welcoming we do at the beginning of each fall semester. Thankfully, the American Historical Association (AHA) has produced videos welcoming new and returning students specifically for the fall 2020 semester. Below you will find links to the videos created for graduate students.
Rita Chin, Professor of History, University of Michigan; Vice President, AHA Professional Division
Tyler Stovall, Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Fordham University; former AHA president
Katrina Ponti named a 2020-2021 Friends of the American Philosophical Society Fellow at the American Philosophical Society
August 28, 2020
Below is a press release from the American Philosophical Association. Check out all of the 2020-21 Fellows on the APS website.
June 9, 2020
Welcome to the class of 2024! We look forward to seeing you, whether on campus or virtually, in August, and we will celebrate the day when the whole class can convene on campus. Here in the department of history, we believe that studying the past is the best way to begin to understand the challenges and crises—great and small, political and personal--that face us in our present lives. We do so by offering a range of courses for majors, minors, clusterers, or the simply curious. Our courses truly embody the idea that "everything has a history.” Check out our fall semester line-up. And we’ll see you in August.
May 15, 2020
March 4, 2020
Rochester faculty have been appointed to named professorships in recognition of their leadership as researchers and teachers.