Spring 2023 Course Offerings
Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship
2023 Frantz Fanon Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner of BSHS Pickstone Prize 2022
Prestigeous Graduate Awards
Career Enhacement Fellow
CLASS Fellowship for Research Excellence and Diversity
About History at UH
The UH Department of History is home to over 40 faculty dedicated to researching and teaching all areas of history. We offer a robust undergraduate program in addition to the MA in History, MA in Public History, and PhD in History.
Why major in History?
What kinds of skills does a History major provide you? A knowledge-based view of the US and world, including a systemic understanding of human institutions; strong analytical and critical thinking skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience using technology in research and presentation of findings; ability to work both independently and as part of a group; and the ability to both manage details and to see the big picture. Let our faculty tell you more about the value of studying history.