UF President a History Student for a Day

Most UF undergraduates appreciate the energy and talent that Dr. Steven Noll brings to the classroom; now one of Gainesville’s newest residents knows this as well. UF President Kent Fuchs… Read More


Natalie Scholz on the Volkswagen Beetle

Only a few years after WWII the Volkswagen Beetle became one of the most prominent political symbols of West German society’s economic recovery and its new beginning as a Western… Read More


Matt Gallman’s New Book on Civil War Photography

The History Department is proud to announce the impending publication of Dr. J. Matthew Gallman’s new book, Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War, which he co-edited… Read More


Lillian Guerra on Cuba After Fidel

What will happen to Cuba after the death of Fidel Castro?  UF historian Dr. Lillian Guerra addresses that question in a recent piece written for the Huffington Post.  As a… Read More


Luise White’s New Book on Sovereignty

Congrats to Dr. Luise  White, who is publishing her new book,  Unpopular Sovereignty: Rhodesian Independence and African Decolonization, with the University of Chicago Press.  White challenges the traditional narrative that describes… Read More