• David T. Bailey

    Michigan State University has lost one of the finest intellectuals in its history. More>

  • Graduate Student Research

    Our graduate students travel the world conducting research. More>

  • Study Abroad

    Our undergraduates study abroad in the summers. More>

  • LEADR

    History's Lab for Education in and Advancement of Digital Research. More>

  • Soviet History Website

    17 MOMENTS IN SOVIET HISTORY, a multimedia archive of primary materials is back online. More>

  • NEH

    MSU History faculty research supported by the NEH. More>

Events

Feb
11
Thu
3:30 pm Spring Speaker Series- Joe Cain @ 255 Old Horticulture
Spring Speaker Series- Joe Cain @ 255 Old Horticulture
Feb 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Spring Speaker Series- Joe Cain @ 255 Old Horticulture
Professor Joe Cain University College London, Department of Science and Technology Studies Honeymoon Caked in Mud: George Gaylord Simpson and Anne Roe in the Field, 1938 Professor Cain’s research interests include the history of evolutionary[...]
Feb
25
Thu
3:30 pm Spring Speaker Series- Gerry Cadava @ 255 Old Horticulture
Spring Speaker Series- Gerry Cadava @ 255 Old Horticulture
Feb 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Spring Speaker Series- Gerry Cadava @ 255 Old Horticulture
Dr. Geraldo Cadava Northwestern University, Department of History and Latina/o Studies Latin America and the Roots of Latino Conservatism Dr. Cadava is Associate Professor of History and Latina/o Studies at Northwestern University. His research focuses[...]
Mar
17
Thu
3:30 pm Spring Speaker Series- Nancy Sho... @ 255 Old Horticulture
Spring Speaker Series- Nancy Sho... @ 255 Old Horticulture
Mar 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday, March 17. Professor Nancy Shoemaker University of Connecticut Professor Shoemaker’s research focuses on histories of indigenous peoples as well as maritime history. Her book publications include Native American Whalemen and the World: The Contingency[...]

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Why Major in History?

History majors learn to think broadly, and they develop skills in critical analysis, research, and oral, written and digital communication. They grow as informed citizens. And they find the joy of making new discoveries and conquering great challenges. Knowledge and experience gained in History coursework enables our majors to excel in a wide variety of fields, such as education, law, government, international development, business, journalism, medicine, social work and much more. Make history! And do so with an eye toward the future. Become a major. More>