College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


The History Department is excited to welcome three new faculty this year! 

Beth Bailey - Foundation Distinguished Professor, American History

David Farber - Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Modern America

Andrew Denning - Assistant Professor, Modern Europe


Remembering Dr. Ethan Schmidt

Class of 2007

The History Department lost an alumni September 14 when he was killed by a gunman on the campus of Delta State University. Please visit the memorial page to honor his memory.

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