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Drew University’s History & Culture program provides master’s and doctoral level degrees in History. The History & Culture program encourages students to hone their historical research while building their professional credentials. Our faculty specialize in 19th and 20th century intellectual and cultural history.  Learn More at drew.edu.

News & Events

Dean Hopper Conference 2020 [CFP submissions now closed] "Democratizing Knowledge: Examining Archives in the Post-custodial Era" A virtual conference hosted by
Many congratulations to Daphne Wolf, (Drew PhD 2019) for winning the American Conference for Irish Studies Adele Dalsimer Prize for
Sarah Henrich, a History PhD from Drew, has just been named Director and Senior Curator at the Southern Alleghenies Museum
Congratulations to recent PhD David Reagles for his article, "Reading Religious Decline: Secularisation and Spiritual Self‐Fashioning in the Fans of
Congratulations for Daniel Willever for publishing "Protesting 'For Conscience Sake': Resistance to Civil Defense at Drew University, 1960 - 1962"
Congratulations to Patrick Mahoney for another two publications:"Buffalo Bill Cody or Bufló Bill Códai? Irish Nationalist Invocations of an American
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Frances Bernstein

Associate Professor of History
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Kimberly Rhodes

Professor of Art History and Co-Director of the New York Semester on Contemporary Art
Heather Bennet

Heather Bennet

PhD Candidate

Heather's dissertation uses a dataset comprised of students' tweets and blog posts publicly created for my course in spring 2017 to explore the influence of social media on students’ understandings of and articulations of history.

Patrick Mahoney

Patrick Mahoney

PhD Student

Patrick's research focuses primarily on the interactions between Irish-American radicals, indigenous peoples, and other ethno-political groups in the U.S. Borderlands and the Caribbean during the mid-nineteenth century.

Jordan M. Reed

Jordan M. Reed

PhD Candidate

Jordan's research focuses on the authorship of American history textbooks. Specifically, he is focused on the career of Thomas A. Bailey and his seminal textbooks in diplomatic history and general American history.

Brian Shetler

Brian Shetler

PhD Candidate

Brian's area of concentration is book history and print culture in early modern England. He has published and presented on topics ranging from the history of book theft to the publishing practices of William Caxton and John Wesley.

Alexandra Thelin

Alexandra Thelin

PhD Student

Alexandra is a fashion historian using a multidisciplinary approach to combine fashion, popular culture and art history.

Rebecca Van Horn

Rebecca Van Horn

PhD Candidate

Rebecca's dissertation will trace these concepts through a publishing history of transnational leftist groups in Ireland, post World War II.

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Drew University History Department

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Gilbert House
36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940

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Dr. Edward Baring
History & Culture Program Convenor 
Phone: (973) 408-3120

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