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Jackson Hall

Built in 1909, Jackson Hall was the first residence and dining hall at the university. It is now the home of the Department of History.

Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta is a national honor fraternity for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. The annual Pie a Professor fund raiser takes place each year to fund a book scholarship for History majors.

Frontier Culture Museum

Graduate students in Dr. Gabrielle Lanier's History Museum class piloted a two-day partnership program designed to expose them to the behind-the-scenes workings of the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton.

History Alum

Matthew Wasniewski (B.A. '91, M.A. '94) is the Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

Our Department Offers the Following Academic Programs



History Is Happening
Read History Matters, our newsletter, and "Making Historians" in Madison! Our focus on undergraduate research appears in video. Other students are digitizing history.

 

History Day 2014 take place Tuesday March 18th. The theme for 2014 is "Rights and Responsibilities in History" for more information contact Dr. Alison Sandman at sandmaad@jmu.edu. History Day Region 4 2014 Winner.

Want to teach? Consider this major/minor combo: History + ISS + SEED.