Are you interested in history? Well, look no further than Talking History, a new joint venture between Missouri State University Department of History and KSMU Radio. What is Talking History? Talking History is a monthly radio program and podcast in which hosts Djene Bajalan and Patrick Needham interview scholars and historians about the ideas, people, and events that … [Read more...] about Talking History: Missouri State Department of History’s New Radio Show!
The Department of History would like to congratulate the department's Best Essay Prize winners for the academic year 2022-2023. Each year, faculty nominate students for the award with one undergraduate and one graduate paper receiving the “Best Essay” accolade in this departmental competition. The authors of the winning papers receive $250 and have their names engraved on a … [Read more...] about Best Essay Awards (2022-2023)
History Student Hannah Fuller shares her experience with innovative, cross-disciplinary hands-on research in the History department, including experimental archaeology, visiting museums, building her own virtual exhibition, and publishing her research in Logos: A Journal of Undergraduate Research (Fall 2021). Congratulations to Hannah for her exceptional work! “I began … [Read more...] about Innovative Student Research: Hannah Fuller explores ancient Egyptian funerary masks
The History Department is pleased to announce its winners of our Undergraduate and Graduate History paper awards. Faculty nominate outstanding papers that they have received during the academic year and a faculty committee selects an undergraduate and graduate paper for special recognition. The 2021 undergraduate winner was Belle Johnson, whose paper, "More than a Trick of … [Read more...] about Undergraduate and Graduate Paper Award Winners: Belle Johnson & Dylan Johnson
Every year for Women’s HERstory Month the Gender Studies Program and Office of Multicultural Programs at Missouri State University celebrate students, staff, and faculty who are nominated for their “encouragement, mentoring, and support provided to other women and femme identified individuals” and for their “commitment to positively influencing the lives of others” through … [Read more...] about History Professors Dr. Troche and Dr. Mellors Conferred Faculty Womxn of Distinction Awards for 2020 and 2021