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New book by our alumnus Evan Laine

Congratulations to Evan Laine on the publication of 

Nixon and the Dragon Lady: Did Richard Nixon Conspire with Anna Chennault in 1968 to Destroy Peace in Vietnam (Humanities Press)

The book began life as a capstone project in our graduate program. 

You can read about the author and order the book here:



Fall Classes: Are You Registered Yet?

  • Colloquium in Early America
  • Issues in Public History
  • Topics in Global History II
  • Readings in American History
  • Craft of History
  • Independent Study in History
  • Internship in Public History

Paid Internship Opportunity for Fall 2015

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site seeks two interns for the fall semester of 2015 to support the development of an ambitious new exhibit, Prisons in the Age of Mass Incarceration. Graduate students in exhibit development, public history, and related fields are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities may include prototyping exhibit elements, history and policy research, and light administrative support related to exhibit development. Interns must be available between eight and sixteen hours a week throughout the semester. Pay will be $10.00/ hour. Interested parties should email a resume and letter of interest to Sean Kelley. Resumes will reviewed in the order received.

Graduate Writing Assistant Position

The Graduate School just posted this opening: We have opened the application for the 2015-2016 Graduate Student Writing Assistant (GA) position. I have sent the posting out to the current student list serve as well as our incoming students. . If you know of a full-time student who is not a current GA or TA that might be a good fit, please encourage them to apply for this position. Applications are due by August 5th. The position description and application are available on our website,

Part-Time Employment Opportunity

Writer/Project Coordinator wanted for a nonprofit startup. 10-15 hrs/week; offsite, $30/hour Accelerating Cystic Fibrosis (CF) research to save lives through the power of community. For a job description, email Gloria@Reisman–