Want to Dominate the Business World? Study History.

An article from The Conversation highlights how history majors have an edge in the business world.

Praise for Prof. Will Kuby’s Book

Prof. Will Kuby’s book, Conjugal Misconduct: Defying Marriage Law in the Twentieth-Century United States, published by Cambridge University Press in 2018 and available for purchase, continues to receive praise from top scholars.

History Students Inducted into Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society

Congratulations to the history majors and minors who were inducted into UTC’s Lambda-Pi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the American honor society for students of history, in March 2019.

Highlights from “We Demand an End to Racism!”: The Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga

Highlights: Authored by students in Professor Eckelmann Berghel’s Modern Civil Rights Struggle class in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Department of History in Fall 2018, this exhibit explores the integration in the public schools and UTC, youth activism, Black Power, and white opposition in Chattanooga during the Civil Rights Movement.

Historical Research Poster Sessions Photos

At the end of the Fall 2018 semester, students from sections 0 and 03 of Writing and Research in History showcased the posters they created for the class.  Check out highlights from the sessions here.

History Career Panel, Feb. 27, 2019

The UTC Department of History’s Spring 2019 Lunch, Learn & Link Series continues with the History Career Panel, Wednesday, February 27, 12:00-1:00, Brock 201.

“We Demand an End to Racism!”: The Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga

Authored by students in Professor Eckelmann Berghel’s Modern Civil Rights Struggle class in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Department of History in Fall 2018, this exhibit explores the integration in the public schools and UTC, youth activism, Black Power, and white opposition in Chattanooga during the Civil Rights Movement.

History Button Design Contest

The Department of History cordially invites current history majors to participate in our “Button Design Contest.” The button will be worn by you, history majors, to show pride on and off the UTC campus and to recruit more students into our program. The History Department faculty will decide on a winner, who will receive a prize.

UTC Advisor Theresa Blackman on Why You Should Consider Majoring in History

Theresa Blackman is an academic advisor in the Center for Advisement.  She majored in history as an undergrad, and thinks you should consider majoring in history too.  Theresa’s experience and advice exemplify why majoring in history is such a smart choice.

History Professor’s Book Wins Prestigious Award

John Swanson’s book, “Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary,” was recently honored with the Barbara Jelavich Book Prize, a major prize for scholars researching and writing about Central and Eastern Europe. Swanson’s book focuses on the German minority in Hungary from the late 19th to the late 20th century. He dug deep with a grassroots, on-the-ground approach to explore how a rural population, which left minimal sources for research,

Dr. James Guilfoyle’s New Book Chapter

Dr. James Guilfoyle published a book chapter on “Ireland, Mercantilism, and the Navigation Acts, 1660-86” in the volume entitled Taxation, Politics, and Protest in Ireland, 1662-2016 edited by Douglas Kanter and Patrick Walsh (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).

Events for History Students — Lunch, Learn & Link Series Spring 2019

The UTC Department of History’s Spring 2019 Lunch, Learn & Link Series will feature four sessions for history majors.  Save the dates!

Historical Research Poster Sessions

Students from sections 0 and 03 of Writing and Research in History will be showcasing their posters during their final exam period. Please drop by to support your fellow students and learn about interesting topics in U.S. History.

Why I Chose History: Ethan Gossett

Ethan Gossett, 2018 recipient of the UTC History Department Scholarship for excellent performance in history courses, on why he chose to major in history

Why I Chose History: JheDienne Adams

JheDienne Adams, 2018 recipient of the Dr. William H. Masterson Memorial Scholarship for excellent performance in history and humanities courses, on why she chose to major in history