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History at Northwestern

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Our world-class department owes its reputation to outstanding faculty dedicated to teaching and research, as well as engaged students who take advantage of learning opportunities in and beyond the classroom.

The History undergraduate program teaches over 3,000 students each year, and the PhD program has over 110 students in residence.

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Historical Studies

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The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies (CCHS) promotes broad scholarly engagement with historical materials. The center hosts an annual lunch lecture series and sponsors or co-sponsors a multitude of other campus events on the subject of history, including conferences, panel discussions, workshops, and global graduate exchanges.

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Assistant Professor of History in Early Modern Europe and the World
Assistant Professor of History in Late Medieval/Early Modern Middle East
Susan Pearson interviewed on Australian broadcasting about new book
Lina Britto's book on the history of marijuana published in Spanish
Doug Kiel to serve on committee for new Wisconsin Historical Society museum

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