About Us

About Us

About the Department of History

History as a field of study is concerned with understanding and interpreting societies’ changes over time.

The Department of History has approximately 25 full-time teacher-scholars whose areas of specialization range from antiquity to the present and include the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.

History students gain research and communication skills while learning how humans have organized their lives in multiple historical contexts.

History of the Department

Part-time instructional opportunities





Department of History
4301 Friedmann Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5334 USA
(269) 387-4650 | (269) 387-4651 Fax