History Department

Department of History, Geography, Political Science, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Public History

"We live in the present, we dream of the future, but we learn eternal truths from the past." - Madame Chiang


The History Department at UAFS is made up of 
skilled historians and scholars who make history come alive
in the classroom. By researching the past, students acquire
both critical skills and valuable assets to aid them in their
pursuit of a career or advanced studies. 

Our Faculty are here for you:                                          

History Department Faculty


Contact Us:

General Information
Gardner Building Room 219

Contact Us:

General Information
Gardner Building Room 219

Other disciplines covered:

  • Geography
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Resources Interpretation



What can you do with a degree in History? 

  • Archivist                                                                                                     
  • Curator
  • University faculty                                                                                                   
  • Foreign service officer
  • Park service employee
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist
  • Author
  • Public school systems                                                                                       
  • Private school systems                                                                                     
  • Adult education centers                                                                                          
  • Prepare for graduate and professional schools


Why should you choose to major or minor in History? 

  • Access to a complete range of courses in American, European, and African history
  • A faculty with varied backgrounds and respected in their fields
  • The opportunity to train in the field of public history/historical interpretation offering specialized job opportunities
  • History/Social Studies with Teacher Licensure trains future teachers in cooperation with a nationally recognized teacher ed. program
  • Provides excellent training for further graduate education in such fields as law, government service, and education

Dr. Robert Willoughby with his Waterloo Re-enactment

Tom Wing, Director of the Drennen-Scott Historic Site, shares his passion for history with visitors