Geneseo History Department


Department of History

By deepening their knowledge of the past, historical studies train individuals to better understand the present and to more intelligently shape the future.




History Department News

Congratulations to History major Brandon Gaylord, whose work on setting up a leadership workshop for high school students through the College'e Center for Inquiry, Discovery and Development is profiled in the Livingston County News.

Attention Teachers: The History Department will be hosting its third annual Teachers' Day on campus on March 11, 2016 in Milne Library.  Workshops will be conducted by Kathy Mapes and Megan Brankley Abbas, and a keynote by Tze-ki Hon. Teachers and educators can register for Teachers' Day here.

Alumni Night, October 7, 2015, in Sturges Hall at SUNY-Genseo. Our students benefited from listing to the career tales told by Charlie Morris, Jill Robinson Morris, Bo Shoemaker, Pat Stenshorn, and Kate Holloway

We are pleased to welcome Professor Megan Abbas to the history department!  Professor Abbas earned her PhD at Princeton University and will be teaching courses on the history of the Islamic world.

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