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  • During this time of remote learning, we want to ensure that you have the information you need to be successful. Use this page as a resource for contacts and other information.

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  • History Department welcomes new faculty, pictured is Dr. Pedro Cantisano

    Welcome to Dr. Cantisano! Dr. Cantisano will be joining the History Department this fall, 2020.

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Celinscak on being awarded the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Engagement Award!

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  • Charles King and The Ancient Roman Afterlife

    Congratulations to Dr. Charles King on the publication of The Ancient Roman Afterlife: Di Manes, Belief, and the Cult of the Dead

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Danielle Battisti on the publication of 'Whom We Shall Welcome': Italian Americans and Immigration Reform, 1945-1965.

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Mark Scherer on the publication of Echo of Its Time: The History of the Federal District Court of Nebraska, 1867-1933.

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Welcome to the UNO Department of History website, where you can learn more about our unique course offerings, innovative and award-winning faculty, and student opportunities.


The History Department is a critical component of a liberal arts education, as our faculty engage students in learning historical perspectives from all places and periods of time. The undergraduate and graduate history programs offer a variety of courses that cover diverse parts of the globe and innovative research methods. Students can take courses on Native American and Indigenous history, Ancient Mediterranean, the American West and Great Plains, Medieval Europe, Material Culture, Historical Methods, Immigration and Foreign Policy, Professional Internships, Latin America, and Holocaust and Genocide Studies. 

UNO graduates who major or minor in history develop an extraordinary sense of contextual knowledge, intellectual experience, and cultural awareness. Studying history is valuable for students to gain analytical, critical thinking, and research, writing, and communication skills that prepares them for a diverse array of internships and career opportunities

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