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CSUN Students European Travel

August 4, 2014

group shot of professors and students on European trip

In June 2014, Dr. Donal O’Sullivan of the History Department and Dr. Jody Myers of Jewish Studies led a group of students on a two week trip to Poland and Lithuania to explore the impacts of twentieth century history in Eastern Europe.  Read more

Public Historian Joins the History Department

September 12, 2013

Prof Jessica Kim
The History Department is pleased to announce that it has hired Dr. Jessica Kim as Assistant Professor.  Kim received her PhD in History from the University of Southern California in 2012, and subsequently held a postdoctoral fellowship from at the Huntington-USC Center for California and the West. Read more

History Professor Thomas Devine Publishes "Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism"

September 12, 2013

Wallace campaign button

"In the presidential campaign of 1948, Henry Wallace set out to challenge the conventional wisdom of his time, blaming the United States, instead of the Soviet Union, for the Cold War, denouncing the popular Marshall Plan, and calling for an end to segregation. In addition, he argued that domestic fascism--rather than international communism--posed the primary threat to the nation. He even welcomed Communists into his campaign, admiring their commitment to peace.  Read more

Dr.
 Thomas
 McLeod
 Bader Obituary (1935‐2012)

August 26, 2013

Professor Thomas Bader

Well, 
he 
had 
a 
great 
voyage.

 Dr.
 Thomas
 McLeod
 Bader
 (1935‐2012), 
CSUN 
Professor 
Emeritus
 of
 History,
and 
Captain, 
U.S. 
Coast
 Guard. 

A
 great 
journey. 
Most
 with
 Carol
as 
first, 
and
 only, 
mate 
in 
a 
half
 century 
of 
marriage.

 And
 with 
a 
lot 
of
 a wed, 
inspired
 crew
 and
 passengers
 along, 
immeasurably
 enriched 
by
 and
 enjoying
 the
 experience
with
 him, 
in
 both 
smooth 
and
 rough
 waters.

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