Department of History

Department of History


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History Day 2015 Results


Save the date: 2016 History Day: March 5, 2016.

From the Department Chair

With numerous all-University awards in teaching, research, and service, faculty and graduate student recipients  of national and international awards for scholarship, the Department of History boasts award winning faculty and students at every level.

Nationally recognized for our innovations in undergraduate and graduate education, and with increasing ability to support and recognize graduate and undergraduate research and accomplishments, we are an excellent place to either start or complete your education. I hope that you take some time to explore this site and see for yourself how studying history with us can be the right choice for you.


José António Brandão

José António Brandão
Professor and Chair
(269) 387-4649


Upcoming Events

October 23, 2015 Alumni/Emeriti Reception - Save the Date. More details will follow.

Full Calendar

History News

Berto Wins Emerging Scholar Award

Hadden Makes Presentations

Cousins on the Radio

Dobek Receives Fulbright

BBC Interviews Emeritus Professor

H.Nicholas Hamner Passed Away February 15, 2015

Department of History Today

Citation Guide
(Coming soon)

Department News Archives

2014 Fall Newsletter



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