- Hildegarde-Pilgram Professor of History
About this Program
Public history is the active practice of history in almost any field other than the classroom.
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.
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