Opening of the University

Welcome Back Students!

The Department of History welcomes back our undergraduate and graduate students to Gainesville for the 2014-15 academic school year. Be sure to stay tuned here for upcoming events and find… Read More

Jackson T Loop

History Major Receives “Best Paper” Award

UF History major Jackson Loop (’14) has just been named the winner of the “Best Qualitative Research Paper” from The Center for Undergraduate Research at the University of Florida.  His paper, entitled “The Astor Place… Read More

Erin Zavitz

Graduate Student Erin Zavitz awarded 2014 Dan David Scholarship Prize

Erin Zavitz has been awarded a 2014 Dan David Scholarship Prize. Erin is currently writing her dissertation, “Revolutionary Memories: Celebrating and Commemorating the Haitian Revolution, 1804-2004,” under the supervision of… Read More

Faithful Narratives

New Book edited by Profs. Caputo and Sterk has Origins at UF

Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity presents a rich  variety of approaches to the study of religious beliefs, practices, and communities in historical context. The themes addressed in… Read More

Anna Lankina receives Outstanding International Student award

History grad students win grants and fellowships

The history department is proud to announce that our graduate students have won an unprecedented number of university awards this fall.  Three students who will be graduating in spring or… Read More