• Old photos of a man on a carriage being drawn by two horses.
  • A student reading a textbook.
  • Dr. William Bauer giving a lecture to a class.
  • A history class lecture in session.
  • A collection of old history books.

Knowledge of the Human Past and Experience

Providing a historically informed perspective on the contemporary world and the challenges that it faces.

The History Department provides students with a broad knowledge of the human past and experience...

Academic Programs

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Graduate student outside of the entrance to the History department.
Two students doing a research on their own.

What's Happening

2022 UNLV Spring Commencement Ceremony for the Graduate College.  May 13, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Jun. 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

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May. 19, 2022

The Honors College’s new assistant director of advising and retention initiatives has a long record of helping UNLV students find their way.

 

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May. 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

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Apr. 27, 2022

History professor Paul Werth named a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow.

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

Experts

  • Associate Professor in Residence, UNLV Honors College
  • Associate Professor, History
  • Professor of History

The Department of History is one of the departments in the College of Liberal Arts.