Our teaching and research focuses on a broad range of geographical areas ranging from Newfoundland to the entire globe. The History Department also offers courses in themes that include film, gender, environment, military conflict, and maritime history from the ancient world to the recent past.
Our undergraduate degree offerings include a BA Honours, Major, and Minor programs. At the graduate level, our MA program includes a one-year course based program and a thesis option. We also offer a PhD program across all areas of our faculty members’ expertise.
The core of our mission is to promote excellence in teaching and research, fostering a spirit of curiosity and inquiry about all facets of the human past.
Mining history book wins Canadian Studies Network prize for Best Edited Collection.
Kurt Korneski has won the Memorial University of Newfoundland Students' Union Award for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contribution to Student Life.
Five MUN students take part in archaeological dig in northern Germany.
MUN History PhD candidate, Michael Westcott, has been awarded a coveted SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship.