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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 Alumnus Dan Kunze

I graduated from Temple in 2008 with Honors in History. Since then, I have successfully managed a Pennsylvania State House campaign. Graduated from law school while working full-time. Commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army. Consulted and worked with chief information officers for Fortune 500 companies in the Washington, DC Metro area. Currently, I…
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Women, Gender, and Sexuality: Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship Position

The Department of History at Temple University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of women, gender, and sexuality, with a preference for a scholar whose research focuses on Europe. Time period is open. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the History department’s undergraduate curriculum through courses in the…
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Meet Amira Rose Davis: Temple Alumna Who Found Her Calling

In my junior year, I was selected to be a McNair Scholar and had the opportunity to work individually with Professors Young and Bryant Simon to conduct my own in-depth research project. Under their guidance, and with support from the McNair Program and the Russell Conwell Center, I developed a project on the historical representations…
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Meet Olivia D’Aiutolo: Temple Alumna Dangerous with Flintlock

When I chose to major in history at the start of my undergraduate career, I was certain I would be going to law school and becoming a lawyer. When I changed my mind about that in my sophomore year, I knew I would stick with history because I loved it. I graduated from Temple in…
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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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