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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

Cornell School of Criticism and Theory Fellow
Every year, the History and Culture Program sends a student to the Cornell Summer School of Criticism and Theory, June
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Spring 2019 TA Opportunities
Prof. Allan Dawson, ANTH 104 – Intro to Anthropology: TR 2:40-3:55.
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Cassie Brand on Wash U’s “A Declaration and a Mystery”
Read the full article here: https://hecmedia.org/posts/a-declaration-and-a-mystery/
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New Alumnus Publication: Irish Writers in the Irish American Press, 1882-1964
We are proud and delighted to announce that Stephen Butler, a graduate of Modern History and Literature (HC’s predecessor program),
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11/12/18 – Colloquium and Visit Day
Ehinger Center – 145 2:00 – 2:30pm Welcome/Meet & Greet Jordan Reed, Graduate Admissions, Ed Baring, Director, Jesse Mann –
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Drew Undergrad and Grad Students Apply Digital Tools to Research Projects
Students dove deep into a broad range of topics—from low-income housing vouchers to media in New York City—in Drew University’s 2018
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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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