Department of History

Your support is critical to our success. Gifts to the Department of History help us continue our exceptional research and will support the development of outstanding graduates and professionals.

Why History Matters

The Department of History contributes to the collective understanding of the past through teaching, service, and the scholarly and public dissemination of original research. 

Learn more about our department and why history matters.

What is public history?

We conceive of public history mainly as the practice of history outside of academia. Public historians work at historic sites, museums, historical societies, government agencies, archives, and in the private sector.

Learn more about our program in public history.

College of Arts and Sciences

Gottschalk Hall
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am to 5:00 pm


tel (502) 852-6817

fax (502) 852-0770

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