• 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

Jun. 8, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.

students dance outdoors on UNLV's campus
May. 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.

vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Apr. 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

students walking outdoors on UNLV campus with signage in foreground
Mar. 29, 2021

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

Experts

  • Associate Professor, History
  • Assistant Faculty In-Residence, Department of History
  • Professor and Chair, Department of History

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