Department of History
Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., the George Washington University History Department is an intellectual community of faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and many associates and friends. With more than 40 full-time faculty, varied both in specialization and research methods, GW is an ideal place to study fields as diverse as modern Africa, early modern Europe, the history of colonialism and imperialism, modern America, and the Cold War.
Home to some of the most important research repositories and archives in the world, Washington is a unique and exciting place to study history. Studying history at GW provides students with the knowledge and analytical tools necessary for success in a wide range of careers and professions.
James Oakes delivers the 2014 Kayser Lecture
Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Horwitz explores collision of past and present with Prof. Andrew Zimmerman
Kylan Jones-Huffman Memorial Lecture
Phi Alpha Theta Conference
Welcome Phi Alpha Theta
This year's Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference will be located at George Washington University in Washington, DC.
The conference will take place on March 29th, 2014, at the Cloyd Heck Marvin Center at 21st and H Street NW.