History Faculty

Studying the past has the intrinsic value of stretching the imagination and satisfying our curiosity about ourselves. At the same time, the study of history builds skills and knowledge that are indispensable for any career: research; writing and speaking; effective use of evidence and argument; critical awareness of alternatives and the consequences of choice; comprehension of how different cultures and eras have attempted to reconcile individuality and commonweal, material and spiritual values, war and peace.

History provides excellent preparation for students who plan to enter law, business and international commerce, government service, or graduate study in various fields.

News and Announcements

Professor Daniel Livesay wins the Phi Alpha Theta First Book Award

2021 Publications and Grants

The Joseph Z. and Ruth N. Stasneck History Fellowships

Conference: The 13th Biennial meeting of Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity



Daniel Livesay, Ph.D.
History Department Chair
Kravis Center
Claremont McKenna College
850 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 607-0186

Dorlisa Tillman
Administrative Assistant
Faculty Support West
Claremont McKenna College
850 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 607-8019

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