Department of

History


Explore global connections through time as a history major.

Explore
History

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Historians study the past to understand the present and dream for the future.

Explore.

A history degree invites exploration. Discover the past in archives, libraries, museums, movies, and novels. Investigate the histories of Beloit, Chicago, Istanbul, Shanghai, or Paris.

Interpret.

History majors at Beloit decode documents and artifacts from the Beloit College Archives, the Logan Museum, the Newberry Library, the Austrian State Archives, and countless others. Develop your own analyses of the evidence for worldviews, decisions wars, and cultural exchanges in the past.

Share.

Present your findings in public presentation and carefully crafted research papers. Apply your skills to internships, research with faculty, website design, library or museum work.

Curating Comes Full Circle
COLLEGE TO CAREER

Curating Comes Full Circle

Morgan Lippert’21 is putting the Museum Studies knowledge and skills gained at Beloit College to work at three cultural organizations.
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Sasha Debevec-McKenney’12

Poetry, Politics, and Presidential Graves

Still early in her career, poet Sasha Debevec-McKenney’12 publishes a poem in The New Yorker.

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OCS graduate Carlos de Cordoba’11 

If you are comfortable, something is wrong.

As a U.S. Navy lieutenant, Carlos de Cordoba’11 finds that embracing discomfort helps him learn and grow.

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