News & Events

Welcome, NU Class of 2021!

Check out our First-year Focus page for more information about the History Department Major and Minor!


Northwestern University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor of modern South Asian history. Candidates must have their Ph.D. in hand before the start date of September 1, 2018. A letter of application, CV, writing sample (no longer than an article or dissertation chapter), and three letters of recommendation (sent separately) must be submitted electronically via the link above by October 15, 2017. AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Address any questions about this position to Eric West at:

History Welcomes New Faculty Member for Fall 2017!

Brett Gadsden will be joining our History Department in September 2017.

History Professors Discuss Recently Published Books

History Professor Named Carnegie Fellow

Daniel Immerwahr has received a 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowship!


Celebrate Three New Books of History!

Wednesday, April 19, 4:00 PM
Please join us for a panel discussion to celebrate three new books published this year by members of the History Department.

Wildcat Welcome

Monday, September 12, All Day