Department of History

About the Department

The Department of History includes over 30 faculty members, 400 History majors, and more than 100 M.A. and Ph.D. students. We train executives, lawyers, politicians, educators, preservationists, and tomorrow’s historians. Rich regional resources and acclaimed research centers ensure Temple a prominent voice in global conversations about the past.

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Dissent in America Teach-Ins

Evolving from Prof. Ralph Young’s Dissent in America course, students gather to discuss the historical background to the current political situation in the world. Learn more.

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Neergaard

Meet Alumna Sarah Neergaard

I began my tenure at Temple University in August of 2006 as an undeclared student. I signed up for a world history class my first semester as it had long been a favorite subject of mine. Before the year was out, I had declared a double major in both History and Economics and had joined…
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Stoloski Gregory

Meet Alumnus Gregory Stoloski

College of Liberal Arts – History – Class of 2006 College of Education – Secondary Education (Social Studies) – Class of 2007 Occupation: Teacher – Secondary Education, Social Studies, Pennsbury High School (Fairless Hills, PA) Getting students to not only value the study of history but to gain through it practical skills and a greater…
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