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The theoretical, methodological and research skills you need to discover rewarding careers that change you and change the world can be found through a rigorous study of history. Gannon University's history program offers the rich benefits of an innovative education, a global worldview and community ties. Start your journey with Gannon and develop the analytical skills, perspective and scholarship you need to obtain a career in diplomacy, higher education, international development, journalism, law, public policy analysis, writing and more.
Gain real-world knowledge through key history courses including:
History through Arabic Literature: Gain a greater understanding of the Arab world through the lens of literary works written in Arabic from the sixth century until the present.
History Through Biography and Fiction: Travel to the Library of Congress to research and then write your own original work of historical fiction or biography.
Good and Evil: Reconciling the Holocaust: Travel to Poland and Prague to examine the reality of the Holocaust from multiple historical and theological perspectives through this team-taught, cross-disciplinary course.
Our history program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
“The faculty at Gannon are truly dedicated to each and every one of their students and seeing them succeed. Small class sizes allow professors to get to know each of their students on a personal level, and this brings professors to have a vested interest in each of their students success.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Peter AgrestiAssistant Professor
Carolyn BaughAssociate Professor
Alexandra HolbrookAssistant Professor
Suzanne RichardProfessorDir. Archeological Research
John VohlidkaAssociate ProfessorDirector, History Program
David AgrestiAdjunct Lecturer
Brian CollingwoodAdjunct Lecturer
Kimber ForresterAdjunct Lecturer
Ann-Elizabeth KonsAdjunct Lecturer
Alexandra McLaughlinAdjunct Lecturer
Rebecca PerryAdjunct Lecturer
Nora SchillingerAdjunct Lecturer
Kimberly TimerAdjunct Lecturer