Professor Chia Youyee Vang, a child refugee herself, now studies Hmong refugees all over the world. Vang is one of the world’s leading experts on Hmong refugees. She is also one of the first of Hmong descent to have become a full professor at a major research university.
The Department of History welcomes Alexis J. Peri, PhD, from Boston University, for the 2nd Annual Jere D. McGaffey Lecture Series which will discuss materials from her recently published book, The War Within: Diaries from the Siege of Leningrad (Harvard University Press, 2017)
In this UWM Report interview, doctoral alumnus Pete Janecky tells about how his love of history led him to his current work with the leading genealogy website Ancestry.com.
The Gambrinus Prize was awarded for his Outlaws, Rebels, & Vixens: Motion Picture Censorship in Milwaukee, 1914-1971, which was based on his master’s thesis.
Monday, April 3, 2017 – 3:30pm
1st Annual Jere D. McGaffey Lecture
Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention
Mary Sarah Bilder, JD, PhD, Boston College Law School
Greene Hall 148, 3347 N. Downer Ave., UWM Campus
The faculty of the UWM Department of History unanimously passed a resolution supporting our students.
The History Department at UW-Milwaukee is seeking to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with primary fields in Public and Digital History. Geographic field and period of research are open.
The UWM Department of History ranked #1 nationally in a survey from Nonprofit Colleges Online for “best value” in online bachelor’s degree programs in history.
Tuesday, November 15, 3:00pm
Wayne Wiegand, F. Williams Summers Professor of Library and Information Sciences & Professor of American Studies, Florida State University
“Open These Hallowed Doors: The Desegregation of Public Libraries in the American South”
Holton Hall, Room 341, UWM Campus
Distinguished Professor David Hoeveler appeared on WUWM’s Lake Effect to discuss his new book John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea.