• 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

Angie Shenouda in a cactus garden

Changing majors propelled Liberal Arts student Angie Shenouda into unexpected opportunities.

students in spring

News highlights starring UNLV students and faculty who made local and national headlines.

Spring Flowers (Becca Schwartz)

A roundup of the top news stories featuring UNLV students and faculty.

The Las Vegas strip as seen on Super Bowl weekend (Josh Hawkins/UNLV).

A collection of news stories and highlights featuring UNLV students and faculty.

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

Experts

  • Assistant Professor of History
  • Professor, Department of History
  • Aviation Historian and Associate Professor in Residence, UNLV Honors College

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