Department News

History’s Carson Wins Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award for Senior Faculty

The Graduate Division in collaboration with the Graduate Council of the Academic Senate has named UC Berkeley Associate Professor Cathryn Carson the 2014 Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award Winner. Established in 2007, the Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award recognize UC Berkeley faculty for their vital... Read More

Nylan Awarded Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship

UC Berkeley Professor of History Michael Nylan has been awarded the prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship to further pursue research in East Asian Studies. Awarded annually for the past 19 years, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship is presented to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists appointed on the... Read More

Brilliant Pens L.A. Times Editorial "Fixing College Sports: In Fee Agency We Trust"

The NCAA must be feeling a bit like Dr. Frankenstein these days: assailed by college football and men's basketball players who reject the NCAA's precious, but mostly mythic, notion that they are student-athletes. At Northwestern University, a group of football players scored a first-round victory before the National Labor Relations Board in a... Read More

Tackett Wins ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowship

As the 21st century unfolds the ubiquity of technology is becoming more and more clear. Whether its drones, smartphones, or 3D printers, the future is now, even when it comes to the study of the past.

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Commencement is scheduled for Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 at 9:30am, in Zellerbach Auditorium.... Learn More

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The Department of History is pleased to announce has added four new ladder faculty members for... Learn More

 

The Department of History is proud to announce it will offer an undergraduate... Learn More