Greetings Bears! With registration for spring classes around the corner (October 30), we thought we would let you know about some of the exciting courses that will be offered next semester in our undergraduate program. US History For those interested in US history, the department will be offering variety of different survey courses, including: HST 312 History of … [Read more...] about Undergraduate Courses for Spring 2019!
With the spring schedules posted, it’s time to start planning the upcoming semester. You may have already noticed all the different flyers of upper division history courses posted around the department. You can view the complete list of history courses offered in the department by running a class schedule search through your My Missouri State portal. Keep in mind that HST 300+ … [Read more...] about Registering for the Spring Semester (Spring 2019)
The Department of History would like to congratulate Sean A. Wempe (Class of 2009) who will begin a tenure track job in Modern European History at California State University- Bakersfield. Dr. Wempe is a second generation MSU student, following in his father’s Joseph Wempe’s footsteps, who attended MSU when it was SMSU. Dr. Wempe’s appointment fulfills a dream of his. He … [Read more...] about An Illustrious Alumnus: Sean A. Wempe
While you have heard of the old adage, “Those who do not know history, are doomed to repeat it,” the more important reason for studying the past, is finding solutions to present day problems. Thanks to National History Day competition, several teachers from Springfield area schools have given their students the opportunity to do historical research and present their findings on … [Read more...] about Springfield Students Compete in National History Day
In early November, I attended the annual meeting of the Western Historical Association (WHA) – an organization of academics and non-academics drawn together by their love of the history of the American West. It’s by far my favorite conference to attend. Since my own research has focused on the Southwest and Native American history – both parts of the larger history of the … [Read more...] about Dr. John Gram Joins Committee at Western Historical Association