• 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

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

What's Happening

football players look up at fireworks display
Dec. 2, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

portrait of woman
Nov. 25, 2019

Jean Munson of the Women's Research Institute of Nevada credits professor Joanne Goodwin, the institute's director emerita, as having been an important mentor.

People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Nov. 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

A group of four UNLV nursing students work on a manikin at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.
Sep. 25, 2019

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.

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  • Professor and Chair, Department of History
  • Assistant Professor of History
  • Associate Professor, History