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History Department

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    Feb 28 2013

    Publications and Projects

    Below you will find a list of faculty members with information about current publications and projects. Click [...]

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    Internships

    The History Department’s Internship Program is designed to offer history majors an opportunity to put [...]

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Welcome to the Department of History
at Boise State University!

We are proud that we serve over 400 undergraduate majors and more than 30 active graduate students.

With 15 regular faculty members working in fields that span the globe in all of its diversity, we are able to offer a wide range of courses. The department boasts award-winning researchers and teachers, and we participate in the mission of the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, which is to engage in and serve the Boise community, the treasure valley, and the state of Idaho.

At the graduate level, we offer a traditional Master of Arts in History as well as a Master of Applied Historical Research degree. The latter degree, which has grown rapidly since its inception in 2003, has produced graduates who have entered into the workforce throughout the treasure valley in policy making and planning, journalism and education, natural and cultural resource management, and other related fields. The History Department is also the home of the Basque Studies Center and the Center for Idaho History and Politics. Please look through these pages; explore our programs and our faculty. If you have questions, get in touch with me or any other member of the faculty.

At the undergraduate level, we offer three degrees: a BA in History, a BA in History and Secondary Education, and a BA in History and Secondary Education with a Social Science Emphasis. The latter two degrees are for future high school teachers.

Joanne Klein
Department Chair
jklein@boisestate.edu
208-426-3248


Preserve Boise’s Historical Legacy

Endowed Graduate Fellowship for City History

For nearly a decade, the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs and the Department of History have partnered with the City of Boise’s Department of Arts and History to research, share, and preserve Boise’s historical legacy. Endowing this fellowship in city history will enable the City of Boise and Boise State University to attract strong and innovative graduate students, provide them with opportunities to gain hands-on, practical work experience, and allow for the expansion of the hallmark programs already established.

Your gift of $15, $150, $300, $500, $1,500 or more will have a lasting impact not only on our ability to continue documenting the important historical legacy of our community, but it also will provide a venue for training new professionals committed to the preservation of our historical past and our future.

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College News

  • Apr 24 2014

    David Adler

    A column written by David Adler, director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy and

  • Apr 23 2014

    David Walker

    Assistant professor of history David Walker’s history of firearms and tactics workshop on April 12

  • Apr 22 2014

    Limited-Time Discount Available for #SocialinSochi

    CommCon 2014 is holding a ticket blitz through 3 p.m. Friday, April 25. Type in