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Meet Him in St. Louis

Graduate student Arthur Murphy will be interning in St. Louis this summer working as  an SCA (Student Conservation Association) AmeriCorps Intern at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial of the National Park Service.  Send us pictures Art!

Onward to the PhD

Lewis Whilden has been accepted with funding to the PhD program in History at the University of Alabama. 

Barnes Club Presentations by Our Graduate Students

Two of our graduate students presented papers at the Barnes Club Conference at Temple University

Jared Berkowitz, “Reaching for a Slice of the Moon: the Burke-Hartke Bill and the Political Economic Crisis of the Early Seventies, 1970-1973.”


Lewis Whilden, “Out of the mouths of babes come words of wisdom:’ Sheriff Jim Clark answers to Northern Children for his Violence in Selma, 1965”





Sharece Blakney will be attending the Mellon Scholars summer workshop at the Library Company of Philadelphia. This is a professional development program to help students prepare for graduate study and independent research in early African
American history archival collections. The program will include
cv-building, research lectures, and training on creating competitive applications for doctoral programs. Activities will also include mentoring and networking with African American history scholars and an introduction to the Library Company’s African Americana collection and other area repositories.

Certificate in Public History

We are pleased to announce that starting in fall semester 2016 graduate students at Rutgers Camden have the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Public History. The completion of the Certificate will be noted on a student’s transcript. To be awarded a Certificate in Public History graduate students would need to complete the following 3 courses: 1) Issues in Public History 2) A public history elective 3) An internship in public history or an approved substitution for this course such as an Independent Study public history project, the Practicum in Public History Course, or Eagleton Program Internship. Students interested in the Certificate should contact the Graduate Program Director, Dr. Janet Golden (