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Program Overview

"I knew that Keene State had a solid history program, that it produced some great thinkers and was a really active community."
– Alanna Griffin-Bales '14

The history program provides students with the skills necessary for a productive professional career as well as an intellectually fulfilling life. More about Program Overview

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Keene State students can take part in a new interdisciplinary minor in Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS). This program includes faculty and courses from English, History, and Art History – including courses in medieval and Renaissance art, the Crusades, Chaucer, Shakespeare, and the European Conquest of the New World. More about Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Students and Alumni

Laura Ruttle

History students and graduates are using critical reasoning to make a difference. Among KSC history major graduates are public defenders, museum curators, marketing directors, and even presidential campaign directors.

Department News

Take a look at what’s new in History at Keene State. Includes news on student research, faculty publications and presentations, program changes, grants, and other announcements. More about Department News

Department Faculty

"The professors are incredible, they are passionate about the content and that really got me into it."
– Kevin McNair '13 

The History Department is supported by a committed team of professors. Our faculty’s diverse scholarship allows students to earn a degree in one of several specializations. More about Department Faculty


Tyler Croteau: Sharing His Love for History and Politics at the Wyman Tavern
Troy Culverwell Becomes Historical Society’s Crowdsourcing Project Manager
Reflecting on the Olympics from Afar
Keene State Sophomore Reflects on the Role of an Educator
Alex Habibi ’15: in Cambodia with the Peace Corps

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Keene, New Hampshire 03435