October 11, 2021
Dr. Lorien Foote, the Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor of History, has just published Rites of Retaliation: Civilization, Soldiers, and Campaigns in the American Civil War with UNC Press. This monograph is based on the Steven and Janice Brose Lectures at Pennsylvania State University that she gave in the fall of 2019.
September 28, 2021
Dr. Brian Rouleau just published, Empire's Nursery: Children’s Literature and the Origins of the American Century with the highly regarded New York University Press.
September 21, 2021
Dr. Jonathan Brunstedt shares with the Department a copy of his just released monograph, The Soviet Myth of World War II: Patriotic Memory and the Russian Question in the USSR published by Cambridge University Press!
September 20, 2021
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, faculty from the College of Liberal Arts talk about Tejano origins and the importance of studying their history.
September 14, 2021
America’s schoolchildren don’t resist learning from history. Policymakers do. Op-Ed: Lessons from Afghanistan for a high school history class
August 12, 2021
Drawing Lessons from the Soviet-Afghan War: A Conversation with Title VIII Research Scholar Jonathan Brunstedt
July 26, 2021
Felipe Hinojosa’s ‘Apostles of Change’ tells how secular Latino activists protested by seizing sacred spaces
As historian Felipe Hinojosa said, "We know very little about Latino and Latina religious leaders that were prophets, that were religious radicals — people who stood up to faith and justice."
July 7, 2021
An opinion piece in The Hill, by Douglas Brinkley, Ph.D., Elizabeth Cobbs, Ph.D., AND David Robinson, offers an updated “Fourteen Points” to open a conversation about how to shift away from outdated security paradigms and set new goalposts.
July 1, 2021
Four A&M professors contribute to 2021 C-Span Survey on the Presidents, the most of any U.S. faculty.”
Professors Terry Anderson, Elizabeth Cobbs, Jason Parker and David Vaught of the Department of History at Texas A&M University contribute to the 2021 C-Span survey on the Presidents. https://www.c-span.org/presidentsurvey2021/?page=participants
June 30, 2021
Historian David Vaught steps up to the plate to discuss the origins of America’s pastime.