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About History at UH

The UH Department of History is home to over 40 faculty dedicated to researching and teaching all areas of history. We offer a robust undergraduate program in addition to the MA in History, MA in Public History, and PhD in History. 

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Why major in History?

What kinds of skills does a History major provide you? A knowledge-based view of the US and world, including a systemic understanding of human institutions; strong analytical and critical thinking skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience using technology in research and presentation of findings; ability to work both independently and as part of a group; and the ability to both manage details and to see the big picture. Let our faculty tell you more about the value of studying history.

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DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

    The University of Houston
    3553 Cullen Boulevard, Room 524
    Houston, TX 77204-3003
    713.743.3083

     

  • Carol Aikels
    Department Business Administrator
    524 Agnes Arnold Hall 
    713.743.0200

    Nancy Beck Young, Ph.D.
    Department Chair
    542 Agnes Arnold Hall
    713.743.3085

  • Aarti Sharma
    Undergraduate Advisor
    517 Agnes Arnold Hall
    713.743.3608

  • Daphyne Pitre
    Graduate Advisor
    524 Agnes Arnold Hall
    713.743.3086