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Welcome to the Department of History

About Us

The History Department at Queen's University is dedicated to providing a rigourous and engaging seminar-based undergraduate education, top-flight training of MA and PhD students, and innovative, high-quality, wide-ranging research. We are a medium-sized department; small enough to preserve a sense of community, but large enough to offer a comprehensive range of graduate and undergraduate courses.



History Professor, Dr. Anthony D'Elia publishes book

Pagan Virtue in a Christian World: Sigismondo Malatesta and The Italian Renaissance


History Ph.D. Graduate, Dr. Carolyn Harris publishes book

Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette

History Ph.D. Graduate, Dr. Ian Hope publishes book

Ian Hope's A Scientific Way of War: Antebellum Military Science, West Point, and the Origins of American Military Thought is based on his 2011 PhD dissertation in the department and is now available from University of Nebraska Press. Dr. Hope is  on the faculty of the NATO Defense College in Rome. Congratulations Ian!