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By interpreting the past, you will better understand contemporary institutions, politics, cultures and yourself. Explore our areas of study.

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With MA and Ph.D. options, you’ll find the perfect course of study for your graduate degree.

The Department of History fosters an understanding of the past, promotes critical inquiry, improves communication skills and develops an appreciation for cultural diversity in the global community.

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Expand your horizons with various faculty-led study abroad programs, including semester-long programs in London, Florence, Seville, Madrid and Rome.

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History News

Celeste Menchaca
Dr. Celeste Menchaca Awarded Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dr. Celeste Menchaca, Assistant Professor of History, has been awarded a prestigious Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2018-2019 academi...
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Dr. Alex Hidalgo
Dr. Alex Hidalgo Awarded Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship
Congratulations to Dr. Alex Hidalgo, who was awarded a two-year Mellon Fellowship to join the Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography at the Univ...
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History Graduate Students Examine the Past Through Chemistry
Where do history and chemistry meet? In a lab, most likely. That’s what happened when a class of graduate students from the TCU history departme...
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Max Krochmal: How Texas is Changing
Max Krochmal (History) will speak today at the Southern Historical Association’s 83rd Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. His lecture “Toward...
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Commentary: Confederate Monuments Debate Suggests Unfinished Business with the Past
Reposted from KERA News As Dallas considers changes to monuments, streets and schools named for Confederate leaders, the city of Austin has joined a g...
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