The life and legacy of Christopher Columbus comes to the screen in a new documentary, Courage and Conviction: The True Story of Christopher Columbus.
Department of History
About the Department
The Department of History offers programs of study leading to the degree Bachelor of Arts and to the degree Master of Arts. By presenting the story of human achievements, hopes and frustrations, struggles and triumphs, the department helps the inquiring student to understand our complex world and shape its future.
History Professor and Andrew Carnegie Fellow, William Connell, has recently had three of his books published in translation.
Pr. Richard Tempest (University of Illinois) presents his new book on the famed Soviet dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
Professor Eliot Borenstein of NYU presents his new book Plots Against Russia (Cornell UP, 2019).
Our faculty conduct internationally-recognized research and innovative, technologically-enhanced instruction. Grounded in practical experience but exploring the frontiers of their disciplines, they are models of academic excellence. View all Department faculty »