Alumnae Hall and Coblentz

Public History (Minor)

Undergraduate
  • Minor

About this Program

Public history is the active practice of history in almost any field other than the classroom.

Program Overview

Public historians work in museums, national parks, archives, historical societies, historic preservation, the federal government, historic sites, and other places. Public history programs like ours prepare students for careers in public history or for graduate work in more specialized fields.

Program Contact

Associate Professor of History, Department Chair

Phone
301-696-3268

Degrees Offered

  • Minor

Our faculty...

publish books and articles, travel internationally, bring research into the classroom, and advise and mentor students daily. They represent a wide range of interests and strengths; their primary concern is teaching.

All Faculty
Jay Harrison

Jay Harrison

  • Assistant Professor of History
  • Department Chair of History