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Showcasing the latest achievements, accolades, research, events and stories from the Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University.

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Meet Jon Crider, a current PhD Candidate

Jon Crider, a current PhD Candidate, recently accepted a position at Knox College in Illinois as the Director of the McNair Scholars Program.  While at Temple, Jon worked as a TA and Instructor for the Department of History and tutored in the Writing Center.  Jon hopes to defend his dissertation “Printing Politics: The Emergence of Political Parties, 1821-1861”…
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Thomas Faith

Meet Alumnus Thomas Faith

When I started as a freshman at Temple University, I had an interest in history but was planning to earn a degree in biology. I took History of the World Economy Since 1945 with Dr. Arthur Schmidt my first semester, loved the coursework, and decided to pursue history as a career in the year that…
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Meet Alumnus Jake Callahan: Development Producer, NBC Universal

For over a decade I’ve had the great pleasure of working in the television industry as a creative producer, developing original programming for the Military Channel, NFL Network, HBO, NBC Sports, CNBC and CNBC Europe.  Today I do the primary amount of my work for CNBC as a news producer, which appears in over 400-million…
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Meet Alumnus Nelson Boyle

Meet Nelson Boyle, Temple History ’97. Today, I’m a trial lawyer in Denver, Colorado, helping ordinary people. As a lawyer, I’ve won important appeals, received peer recognition, and served on boards of national and state trial lawyer associations. I owe much of my professional success to the Temple History Department. Phil Evanson and the Latin…
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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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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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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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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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