Gallagher on Lee

Gary Gallagher on Robert E. Lee’s Legacy

More than 150 years after the end of the American Civil War, General Robert E. Lee remains a source of fascination and controversy. Was he a loyal Virginian, swept up… Read More 2016-02-02 12-02-56

President Fuchs Back for More History with Dr. Noll

On 2 February 2016, UF President W. Kent Fuchs once again visited a class taught by the History Department’s Dr. Steven Noll.  This time around it was AMH3423: Florida History… Read More


Matheson Museum to Unveil Exhibit on Rosewood

The Rosewood atrocity took place during the first week of January 1923 in the African American community of Rosewood in Levy County. Gary Moore was the original reporter who unearthed… Read More

Schuering Atomic State

Michael Schuering’s New Book on West German Churches and Environmentalism

Congrats to Dr. Michael Schuering on the publication of his new book entitled, “Bekennen gegen den Atomstaat“. Die evangelischen Kirchen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und die Konflikte um die Atomenergie… Read More


Nicholas Foreman in

The History Department congratulates Nicholas Foreman, a grad student in the UF History Department, on the publication of his article in the website.  This piece discusses the first refugee… Read More