Skip to Main Content

News & Events

If you have news or events to add, please email

  • History Alum Kristina Gaddy ('09) on Confederate Monuments

    History Alum, Kristina Gaddy ('09) is making a living as a history researcher and writer. Here is a segment from a June 2017 Marc Steiner show, along with the website Gaddy co-created, on the...
    Posted: August 14, 2017 3:34 PM
  • Professors Christy Chapin and Amy Froide receive Promotions

    Congratulations to Prof. Christy Chapin who has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure! And congratulations to Prof. Amy Froide who has been promoted to Full Professor!
    Posted: May 16, 2017 12:51 PM
  • Prof. Constantine Vaporis to give invited lecture in Sweden

    Constantine Vaporis (History) has been invited to deliver a lecture at a one-day seminar on the topic of “The Making of the Samurai in Tokugawa Japan.”The title of his lecture is “Performance,...
    Posted: May 2, 2017 10:37 AM
  • Announcing the Undergraduate History Award Winners for 2017

    Congratulations to the following undergraduate award winners: History Department Achievement Award:  Marshal Golden John Bell-Clifford Maas Prize for Academic Excellence: Taylor Culliton...
    Posted: April 26, 2017 10:55 AM
  • Congratulations to graduating History M.A. students!

    Congratulations to the History graduate students who have successfully defended their Masters' theses this Spring! Kelly Daughtridge (Advisor: Amy Froide) "Defining Their Past to Immortalize...
    Posted: April 25, 2017 3:11 PM
  • History students present research at URCAD

    Dylan Elliott | History Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: The Balancing Act of Maryland’s Intendant of the Revenue Mentor(s): Terry Bouton UC 312 | 2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Debbie Farthing | History...
    Posted: April 24, 2017 2:29 PM
  • Prof. Andrew Nolan wins Kendall Service Award

    Congratulations to Professor Andrew Nolan who has been selected for the 2017 Program Director of the Year Kendall Service Award!  Prof. Nolan is the Program Director for the UMBC History...
    Posted: April 12, 2017 11:50 AM
  • Emeritus History Prof. John Jeffries publishes new book

    Professor and Dean Emeritus John Jeffries just published a new book. Congratulations to Professor Jeffries. A Third Term for FDR: The Election of 1940 (University of Kansas Press, 2017)....
    Posted: March 1, 2017 3:08 PM
  • Grad Student Andrew Holter publishes in the City Paper

    Andrew Holter, a graduate student in the M.A. in Historical Studies program, wrote the cover piece for the Feb. 15, 2017 issue of Baltimore's City Paper. His article is entitled, "Our Town: What...
    Posted: February 18, 2017 1:15 PM
  • Prof. Marjoleine Kars wins best article prize

    Prof. Kars' article, “Dodging Rebellion: Women and the Politics of Gender in the Berbice Slave Rebellion,” American Historical Review 121, 1 (Feb. 2016), 39-69. has won the 2016-17 article prize...
    Posted: February 18, 2017 1:10 PM