Understanding the Past Helps Shape a Better Future
UWM Department of History’s faculty, staff, and students pursue research and teaching interests that span the globe.
We provide undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to engage in the process of historical discovery and analysis, giving them skills and knowledge that will be useful in every kind of work and in civic life. The department promotes scholarly activities and excellence in research involving faculty and students, and is committed to service that addresses the diverse needs of our students, profession, and the larger community.
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- Professor Eichner Featured on NPR’s Academic MinuteCongratulations to Professor Carolyn Eichner, whose research on the Paris Commune of 1871 was featured on NPR’s Academic Minute in July 2023. In the … Read more
- Professor Buff Featured on Citations Needed PodcastCongratulations to Professor Rachel Buff, whose research on US immigration policy and public discourse was featured on the podcast Citations Needed in July 2023. … Read more
- Professor Evans Receives Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching AwardCongratulations to Associate Professor Christine Evans, who was honored in October for winning the Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award. The award is one of UWM's … Read more
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