Our department offers students a range of courses that explore history from the ancient world to the present day, and in a variety of geographical settings ranging from the United States to Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as global history. Our programs of study develop the crucial analytical and communications skills needed for success in a wide range of careers.
Historian Mark Wilson studies the business and politics of the American industrial mobilization for World War II in the new book “Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II.”
Wilson spent 10 years researching the archives of companies that made weapons for the war as well as military and government archives. His search led him to the records of Boeing Aircraft and... Historian’s work focuses on World War II and the power of mobilization Read more >>
A recently published work by history professor Gregory Mixon analyzes one state’s process of freedom, citizenship and the incorporation of African Americans within the political and economic structure of the United States after the Civil War.
“Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905” explores the history of Georgia’s black militia and how both independent militias and state-... Political structure of militias in 19th century Georgia subject of Mixon’s work Read more >>