Fellowships & Service Andrew Deaton – Awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in the Czech Republic and is living in Prague now doing dissertation research. David Ferrara – Awarded a fellowship to work with the department’s Dr. Julia Brock, in partnership with the National Park Service, researching the history of national park lands on the Gulf Coast. Daniel Leon – Represents the department’s graduate students in the university’s Graduate Student Association. Recent Graduate Job Placements Ashley Tickle Odebiyi, PhD (2022) […]
The Department of History is pleased to announce a new advanced concentration in Legal History — specifically designed to give undergraduates a competitive edge when applying to elite law schools and/or policy oriented graduate programs. Participating students will acquire first-hand legal research experience while exploring key precedents and the evolution of jurisprudence over time. Students are also provided with personalized application coaching, experiential learning opportunities, and one-on-one personal statement workshops. History is widely regarded in the legal community as among […]
Dr. Julia Brock will host the department’s “Careers in History” session at 3 PM, on November 30, in 251 ten Hoor. Brock’s focus will be on the field of public history, including careers in historic preservation, archives, museums, public outreach, and government work.
On Monday, February 27, the Department of History hosted a luncheon for those history majors thinking about the job market and possible careers. The UA Career Center’s Tiffany Goodin spoke about how to translate marketable skills learned in history classes into a job or career. Pamela Derrick, the Director of Experiential Learning, also attended, and suggested ways for history majors to translate their in-class learning into the real world, and how extracurricular experiences could influence career preparation. Finally, faculty and […]