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)
The research of Dr. Julia Troche has been selected for the 2022 issue of Mind's Eye, the university's research publication. Her story, which focuses on her interests in power structures and death in the ancient world, was recently posted on the site. Here's an excerpt from the story: A key goal of Troche’s research is to analyze and present information from a different … [Read more...] about Congratulations, Dr. Troche
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
When not teaching inside the classroom, our professors are busy in the community. For nearly four years now, Assistant Professor of Ancient History Dr. Julia Troche has been working to make ancient Egypt more accessible and visible in the Ozarks. To this end, she recently co-founded a non-profit, Missouri chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), which is an … [Read more...] about Ancient Egypt in the Ozarks