Graduate Faculty Spotlight: Wendy Venet

Posted On February 5, 2015
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Wendy Venet specializes in nineteenth-century U.S. History and American women’s history. She is author, editor, or co-editor of six books, most recently A Changing Wind: Commerce and Conflict in Civil War Atlanta (Yale University Press, 2014). Her students have worked on a wide range of topics, including the Freedmen’s Bureau in Georgia, William… more »

Graduate Faculty Spotlight: Denis Gainty

Posted On February 5, 2015
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Denis Gainty specializes in modern Japanese history, and teaches World and East Asian as well as Japanese history. He has authored Martial Arts and the Body Politic in Meiji Japan (Routledge, 2013). His current book project focuses on bluegrass music in Japan as a context for understanding transnational tradition and identity. His MA… more »

Confused about which classes to take?

Posted On January 4, 2015
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Undergraduate students seeking advisement about history classes and the history major should contact Dr. Larry Grubbs (lgrubbs@gsu.edu, 404.413.6350). Dr. Grubbs will gladly share valuable insights about the courses and opportunities that best match individual student needs and goals.

Our students explore medieval history in Barcelona

Posted On September 7, 2014 by Jeffrey Young
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Dr. Allen Fromherz led GSU students through a study abroad experience in Barcelona in May 2014. The class focused on the “Medieval Marvels” of that city, as well as giving students a chance to appreciate the Catalonia’s 21st-century charms. In May 2015, Dr. Fromherz will be taking students to Italy, where they will visit Rome… more »

Shelby Lohr heads off to the University of Chicago

Posted On September 12, 2013
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After graduating with honors from Georgia State University in Spring 2014, Shelby Lohr is continuing her studies at the University of Chicago. As she begins her pursuit of her M.A., Shelby will be exploring Native American and African American history with an eye toward advancing into a career as a historian.