The GW Department of History is proud of its undergraduate and graduate alumni who have used their education as a springboard to successful careers in law, the military, medicine, government, nongovernmental organizations, journalism, politics and teaching. They have published books, won fellowships and taught in universities from Colorado to China.
Whether he’s policing Baltimore’s streets or teaching cops in the classroom, Detective Edward Gillespie, BA ’92, emphasizes the lessons he’s learned from literature, history and philosophy.
Photographer Michael Zagaris, BA '67, has shot rock gods and all-stars for 50 years. During his career, he’s photographed some of the biggest celebrities of their time: Patti Smith, Peter Frampton, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Bill Walsh and Joe Montana.
Klu Klux Kulture: America and the Klan in the 1920s
Kuwait Transformed: Oil and Urban Life
Empowering Revolution: America, Poland and the End of the Cold War