Message from the Chair


Dr. Wilson "Bill" Warren

The study of history provides insights into all facets of how and why people and societies behave the way they do. Learning the knowledge and skills associated with history can be a gateway to a wide variety of possible careers.

The Department of History’s faculty members at Western Michigan University are committed to helping you discover how history reveals new perspectives about the world and your place in it. Please explore this site and learn about our award-winning faculty and students.

We will help you accomplish your educational goals.