2020 has been a tough year so far. However, is it the worst year in history? Professor Jeremy Neely speaks to Ozarks First on just this topic! The answer might surprise you. … [Read more...] about 2020 Worst Year Ever?
A tentative outline for the graduate courses that will be running in the Spring Semester 2020 is now available. Please note that there may still be some changes. Students preparing to register for classes should ensure that they read the relevant sections of the Graduate Student Handbook to ensure they understand the process. HST 701 and HST 730 are “by permission classes”. … [Read more...] about Graduate Classes Spring 2021
A warm congratulations to our department’s former graduate assistant, Jacob Brandler (MA 2020), who has been accepted into the University of Oxford’s doctoral program. Under the direction of Dr. Adam Smith and with the support of the Mary Blaschko Scholarship from Linacre College, Jacob plans to continue his research into the concepts of personhood in Antebellum America, … [Read more...] about MSU History MA Graduate Heads to Oxford
The Department of History would like to congratulate our alumnus, Dr. Sean Wempe, on the publication of Chronic Disparities Public Health in Historical Perspective (Oxford University Press). This is Dr. Wempe’s second book and obviously one that is extremely topical. Dr. Kathleen Kennedy … [Read more...] about History Department Alumnus Publishes Book on Public Health
Please join me in congratulating faculty member Amanda Bodenstein who has received a new appointment within the Springfield School District. Amanda teaches 418 and plays a pivotal role in preparing our students to teach. Amanda describes her new position as follows: "I will support the curriculum development process for all social studies curriculum (K-12th grade) for … [Read more...] about Amanda Bodenstein’s New Appointment