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Faculty hire, expected as early as Fall 2018, will further position UNLV history department as leader in the study of the Intermountain West.
A unique teaching model at UNLV engages students in the classroom and empowers them beyond it.
History In The News
"That government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth." –Gettysburg Address, 1863
Steve Wynn would have been remembered in Nevada history as a major entrepreneur—a major innovator in the hotel, casino, tourism and entertainment industry. Now, he’s also going to be remembered as part of the #MeToo movement amid the accusations of sexual harassment, and worse.
Turns out, bookmakers have feelings, too. And that makes things a little complicated when it comes to the improbable success of the Vegas Golden Knights.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. paved the way for social justice and his actions are still making a difference 50 years after his assassination in 1968.
Four years before the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee — 50 years ago Wednesday — Las Vegas shared in his historic legacy.
Associate Professor, History
An expert in Nevada, Civil War, and gaming history.
Assistant Professor of History
Finding the inetersection of the end of British colonial rule in African and how it affected wildlife conservation.
Associate Director, Public History program
A historian and curator of 20th century American culture, specializing in clothing, political fashion, and the use of fashion in the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald.