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Professor Wolcott Interviewed

Professor and Chair Victoria Wolcott was recently interviewed for two different news outlets, offering commentary and context on 20th century Black history.   She spoke Read More »

Jake Newsome, ’16, Interviewed

Jake Newsome, who earned a PhD from our department in May 2016, was recently interviewed before a talk he delivered regarding his research on the persecution Read More »

Tamara Thornton Awarded Book Prize

Professor Tamara Thornton’s most recent book, Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life (University of Read More »

MA Colloquium

On Friday, May 12, many of our graduating MA students presented the findings from their fascinating capstone projects in a colloquium attended by students, faculty, Read More »

Jonathan Dewald Named SUNY Distinguished Professor

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jonathan Dewald, who has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest rank attainable in the SUNY system. Professor Read More »

Shuko Tamao Awarded Research Fellowship

PhD student Shuko Tamao has won the Margaret W. Moore and John M. Moore Research Fellowship, which will allow her to conduct archival research at Read More »

Students Compile Papers on the History of U.S.-Latin American Relations

The students of History 403: Latin America and the United States have worked tirelessly over the last fifteen weeks to put together this excellent collection Read More »

UB History to Participate in AHA Career Diversity Faculty Institutes

UB History has been chosen to be among 36 other history departments to participate in the Career Diversity for Historians Faculty Institutes! Professors Victoria Wolcott, Read More »

Passing of UB PhD Ronald Batt

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Ronald Batt, who earned his PhD from our department in 2009. Dr. Batt was physician Read More »

Professor Dalia Muller Book to be Released in May

Professor Dalia Muller is the author of Cuban Emigres and Independence in the Nineteenth Century Gulf World, to be released by University of North Carolina Press in Read More »