Prof. Ngo Vinh Long
The History Department at the University of Maine offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy.
We offer a wide variety of chronological, geographical, and thematic courses that enhance individuals’ understanding of themselves and the contemporary world by expanding their experiences to include the experiences of other peoples, both past and present. These courses range from ancient times to the present, cover most geographical regions of the world, and allow topical specialties ranging from women’s and environmental history to military and labor history. History graduates find employment in a wide range of occupations. Traditionally, they have gone into teaching and education careers in primary and secondary schools and, with appropriate graduate-level training, colleges and universities. More recently, increasing numbers of history graduates are finding their way into private and public non-profit organizations and agencies, such as museums, archives and libraries, research and service institutions, legislative bodies, and planning agencies. Others find career opportunities in the private sector, including publishing, journalism and broadcasting, and law firms; in fact, history is an ideal pre-law major.
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Fall 2022 History Department Poster Event
Statement Regarding the Protests Against Racism and Police Violence
History is Not a Useless Major by Paul B. Sturtevant
Congratulations to the 2023 Phi Alpha Theta Inductees!
Dustin Alward, Konner R. Boucher, JG Connolly, Kjersti Conway, Maura Cavo, Anthony Fabrizio, EA Feeney, Timothy Lake, Katy Misiaszek, Lydia Pease, Sean Pigott, Lauren Potter, Katharine Poulin
Department of History 2023 Awards and Scholarships
The Ronald F. Banks Scholarship
The John J. Nolde Memorial Prize
The Caroline Colvin Scholarship
The Roger B. Hill Scholarship
The Laurence Evans and Elizabeth Taylor Evans Award
Charles J. Dunn Scholarship
Outstanding Senior Theses
James Jarvis, Lauren Potter, Rory Burmeister
The Nancy R. Johnson Memorial Prize in Ancient History
The Chase Distinguished Assistantship
Dylan O’Hara, Maja Kruse
The Ipsen-Weiner Memorial Scholarship
New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec Fellowship
Bowen Scholarship in Canadian History
Frances Robinson Mitchell Schlolarship
History Department Gift Account Award
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