About

18-19-staff-photo-800-x-400.jpgThe Department of History fulfills Miami University's mission of promoting liberal learning and liberal education through: transmittal of a sense of the past to new generations, especially the multiple heritages of the peoples of the United States; introduction to and understanding of the diversity of peoples throughout the world; transformation of academically ambitious students into lifelong, independent learners, responsible, morally committed professionals, and thoughtful citizens; and presentation of new scholarly research in the classroom and in the wider world of the public to help frame local, national and global issues.

It accomplishes these goals in the following ways:

  • Historical research and scholarship
  • Professional development
  • Course development
  • Course offerings
  • Curriculum assessment and development
  • Pedagogical development
  • Student research development and support
  • Student support

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Contact

Department Chair

Wietse de Boer, on leave Fall 2019
513-529-5121
deboerwt@MiamiOH.edu

Acting Department Chair

Steven Conn, August 1 - December 31, 2019
513-529-5121
conns@MiamiOH.edu

Administrative Assistant

Karon Selm
513-529-5121
selmkk@MiamiOH.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Amanda McVety
513-529-5125
mcvetyak@MiamiOH.edu

Director of Graduate Studies

Nishani Frazier
513-529-7148
frazien@MiamiOH.edu

Chief Departmental Advisor

Helen Sheumaker
513-529-1837
sheumahd@miamioh.edu

Pre-Law Advisor

Amanda McVety
513-529-5125
mcvetyak@MiamiOH.edu