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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Meet alumnus Alex Flower

After graduation in 2014, I moved to Washington DC to do a year with Americorps VISTA at a non-profit called Student Veterans of America. I did a couple different jobs while I was there and was hired at the end of my year as a full time employee. I always had to learn new things…
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Z Hadari

Meet Alumna Dr. Zeinabou Hadari

Dr. Hadari is truly Temple (History) Made. She earned two degrees with us (MA 1995 and PhD 2005) and currently serves as senior advisor to the Prime Minister of Niger on national and governmental policy in the areas of small business, tourism, gender and women’s issues. From that post, she works to increase women’s access…
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