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History Faculty


Dr. David Curp presents at the 2013 Baker Peace Conference.

The Department of History employs 21 tenured and tenure-track professors who teach a variety of undergraduate courses in U.S., European, and Non-Western history, covering the ancient period to the modern era. Department of History faculty also teach a variety of graduate courses, supervise M.A. thesis projects focusing on diverse time periods and regions of the globe, and supervise Ph.D. dissertation projects focusing on diverse regions of the globe in the 20th century.

In 2013, the department awarded 76 bachelor's degrees, 6 M.A. degrees, and 2 doctoral degrees.

In addition to their significant teaching duties, department faculty published 2 books and 17 journal articles and book chapters and delivered 75 invited lectures and conference presentations. Faculty members received a total of 15 research fellowships, grants, and consulting contracts.

The Department of History sponsored both undergraduate and graduate research conferences and an undergraduate research journal.

Recent Awards for Teaching, Research or Service

Assistant Professor Assan Sarr received (along with his student Madison Edwards) an Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities award from the College of Charleston.

Associate Professor Brian Schoen won the Dean's Outstanding Faculty Undergraduate Advising Award from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Associate Professor Ingo Trauschweizer won the Dean's Outstanding Teaching Award from the College of Arts and Sciences.

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