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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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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Heather Ryan Flaherty

Meet Alumna Heather Ryan Flaherty

Meet Heather Ryan Flaherty. After graduating from Temple with a BA in History in 2000, she went on to earn her Master of Library and Information Science degree from a nearby university (that shall remain nameless). Now she does healthcare research for a market research firm in the Philadelphia suburbs. Not only does she appreciate…
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