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The Department of History produces world-class scholarship, contributes to meaningful public discourse, and educates students across all UConn campuses.

Department Highlights

Recent News

Harvard Gazette on Prof. Manisha Sinha

  Prof. Manisha Sinha’s recent talk at the event “The Past, Present, and Future of American Democracy” was discussed in the Harvard Gazette under the headline: “Historian sees a warning for today in post-Civil War U.S.”

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Research and Scholarship

Our faculty are nationally-recognized scholars with expertise that covers a wide range of time periods, geographic regions, and fields of history.

Recent Faculty Publications

Prof. Jason O. Chang has been selected as one of the twenty-five people appointed by Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont to serve as members of the newly formed Connecticut Hate Crimes Advisory Council.
https://news.hamlethub.com/ridgefield-connecticut/69666-lamont-announces-formation-of-the-connecticut-hate-crimes-advisory-council

Prof. Jason O. Chang has been selected as one of the twenty-five people appointed by Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont to serve as members of the newly formed Connecticut Hate Crimes Advisory Council.
https://news.hamlethub.com/ridgefield-connecticut/69666-lamont-announces-formation-of-the-connecticut-hate-crimes-advisory-council
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Prof. Manisha Sinha’s recent talk has been featured in the Harvard Gazette.
https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2024/04/historian-sees-a-warning-for-today-in-post-civil-war-u-s/

Prof. Manisha Sinha’s recent talk has been featured in the Harvard Gazette.
https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2024/04/historian-sees-a-warning-for-today-in-post-civil-war-u-s/
...

Recent UConn History Ph.D. Phil Goduti has written a piece for The Conversation drawing on his dissertation research.

Check it out here: https://theconversation.com/the-unfinished-business-of-john-f-kennedys-vision-for-world-peace-224458

Recent UConn History Ph.D. Phil Goduti has written a piece for The Conversation drawing on his dissertation research.

Check it out here: https://theconversation.com/the-unfinished-business-of-john-f-kennedys-vision-for-world-peace-224458
...

Professor Jeffrey Ogbar discussed his new book, "America's Black Capital" at the Atlanta Center.

The event was then broadcast over C-Span.
 
Available here:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?533049-1/americas-black-capital

Professor Jeffrey Ogbar discussed his new book, "America`s Black Capital" at the Atlanta Center.

The event was then broadcast over C-Span.

Available here:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?533049-1/americas-black-capital
...