Baylor University’s Department of History presents the Spring 2023 Black History Month Lecture Series featuring Assistant Professor of History at Emmerson College, Dr. Kaysha Corinealdi, on February 21st.
On February 1st, Baylor’s History Department scholarship portal for the 2023/2024 academic school year will open to all undergraduate History majors who have completed 12 credit hours of history at Baylor.
Ronald Angelo Johnson, Ph.D., associate professor and The Ralph and Bessie Mae Lynn Chair of History at Baylor University, has been awarded the Alpha Chi Distinguished Alumni Award, an annual award given to one alumnus from the organization in recognition of public service that exemplifies the Alpha Chi spirit of making scholarship effective for good.
In their latest rankings, U.S. News put Baylor at No. 16 nationally for undergraduate teaching and No. 21 for undergraduate research/creative projects. No other Texas or Big 12 school made the top 25 in both categories; in fact, only Rice (No. 4 for teaching) and Texas (No. 19 for research) cracked the top 25 in either listing.
Baylor University’s Department of History presents the Fall 2022 Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture Series featuring Distinguished Professor of History and Humanities Chair for City University of New York, Dr. James Oakes, on November 9-10th.
The Oral History Association [OHA] has announced that Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History (IOH) will be the organization’s new home, effective Jan. 1, 2023.
Dear Arts & Sciences alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends –– below is a partial listing of the 2022 Homecoming activities sponsored by the College, its departments and its academic programs. We hope to see you on campus this week for Homecoming!
Dr. Stephen Sloan, Associate Professor of History and Director of Baylor’s Institute for Oral History, brings history out of the “ivory tower” of academia to the people and community of Central Texas . . . and beyond.
Hannah Zimmerman (History & Political Science, 2023) is spending her fall semester in Washington, D.C. with the Baylor in Washington program, a unique engaged learning and professional development opportunity for Baylor undergraduates.
Stephen Sloan, Associate Professor of History and the Director of Baylor’s Institute for Oral History, set to release new book in October 2022.
Katherine Goodwin, a doctoral student in the Department of History, has been named Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor in the Humanities for Spring 2022 by the Baylor Graduate School.
The Department of History is excited to announce the winner of the 2022 Guittard Book Award for Historical Scholarship is Daniel J. Watkins, Assistant Professor of History at Baylor.
Baylor University is one of only 22 U.S. colleges and universities – and only two in Texas – to receive an “A” for its rigorous core curriculum in the annual “What Will They Learn?” report released by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA).
Baylor University's Department of History is proud to recognize seven faculty members for Service Awards in 2022-2023.
We are nearing our goal for the Robert Gilbert Memorial Endowed Scholarship in History established in 2021. This scholarship recognizes the importance of diversity at Baylor University by honoring Robert L. Gilbert.
Dr. Ronald Angelo Johnson, Associate Professor of History and The Ralph and Bessie Mae Lynn Chair of History, will be a panelist on President Linda Livingstone’s next Baylor Conversation Series event in October.
When taking one of Dr. Julie Anne Sweet’s classes, students are guaranteed one thing: They will learn about history, and it will be interactive.
I Will Teach History: The Life & Times of Francis Gevrier Guittard, Professor, Baylor University is the life story of the founding chair of the Department of History at Baylor, who served as chair from 1910-1948. The book is the final volume of a trilogy written by Dr. Frank Guittard’s grandson, Charles Francis Guittard, a 1964 Baylor Arts & Sciences graduate.
Daniel J. Watkins, Assistant Professor of History and Undergraduate Program Director, is one of five scholars to receive the Gale and ASECS Award Fellowship.
For the 11th time, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a 2022 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
A tradition at Baylor since 1960, Family Weekend strives to help families of Baylor students become better acquainted with the University and its beloved traditions.
Ten extraordinary women and their histories will be introduced by 10 Baylor faculty members during the seventh annual Boundary Breaking Women’s Panel, sponsored by Baylor’s Women’s and Gender Studies program. The panel will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center and is free and open to Baylor students, faculty and staff.
Dr. Ronald Angelo Johnson, Associate Professor of History and The Ralph and Bessie Mae Lynn Chair, was selected as a 2022-2023 academic year Baylor Fellow.
Baylor’s growing emphasis on faculty and student research is driven by three factors:
Compassion — the desire to help people in countless ways;
Curiosity — the desire to learn more about the world God created; and
Courage — the desire to go places and tackle issues that others might shy away from.
The department gathered recently to honor five longtime faculty members who retired between May 2020 and May 2022. Together, they taught in Baylor’s Department of History for a whopping 167 years!
Research led by Baylor History and honors college faculty and students makes it to the television screen as Discovery adventure series “Expedition Unknown” follows their discoveries.
Baylor’s Department of History is pleased to welcome two new Assistant Professors of History this fall: Dr. Ricardo Álvarez-Pimentel and Dr. Marilia Corrêa.
Dr. Jules Sweet, Professor of History and Director of Military Studies, won the “Betsy” Award for Mentoring in Spring 2022.
Baylor University’s Model Organization of the American States (MOAS) team has returned to Texas this spring after continuing its tradition of excellence in competition at another academic model.
Dr. Andrea Turpin, Associate Professor of History and Graduate Program Director, awarded Sabbatical Grant from the Louisville Institute for calendar year 2023.