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Welcome

Welcome to the Department of History.  We are a vibrant community of students, staff and faculty.  We offer the B.A. and M.A. degrees in History, as well as the History minor.  We are also the home of other degree-granting programs in Jewish Studies and Middle Eastern Studies.  We house both the Social Science Credential program for students who want to become secondary teachers, and the Oral History program.  We also publish the only national historical pedagogical journal affiliated with our primary professional organization, the American Historical Association.

Our award-winning faculty members share their expertise with students, in the classroom and beyond.  They are dedicated to providing students with a first-rate history education.  In fact, our historians are known for their superb teaching ability, their research prominence, and their deep concern for students.

We take seriously our commitment to students.  We expect our students to develop historical thinking skills and practices in their courses, for a superior education in History involves far more than simply learning facts.  Our students learn to think critically, read carefully and perceptively, write convincingly, carry out research in virtually any medium, and to become true life-long learners. These are valuable skills that we know our graduates take into the world after they leave CSULB.  Our students are extraordinarily successful, going on to productive careers in business, education, government service, and many other fields.

Please take a moment to look through our resources on this site.  Learn what an education in History can do for you.  Share in our successes.  Let us know if you have any questions!

 

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Congratulations to Charles Ponce de Leon, whose new book That’s the Way It Is: A History of Television News in America is featured on Inside CSULB this month.  (September, 2015)

 

Walk-In History Writing Assistance Program Hours – Fall 2015:
Mondays:  9::00-6:00
Tuesdays:  9:00-6:00
Wednesdays:  9:00-6:00
Thursdays:  12:00-6:00
(FO101 or FO2-226, please check department office (FO2-106) for current location)

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    DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
    Hours:
    Mon-Thur: 8-noon, 1-5
    Friday: 8-noon, 1-4

    Contact Information:
    Phone: 562-985-4431
    Office: FO2-106

    Mailing Address:
    1250 Bellflower Blvd
    Long Beach, CA 90840-1601

    Fall 2015 History Advising Schedule

    Department Chair Dr. David Shafer, FO2-102, david.shafer@csulb.edu
    Days/hour vary, please contact the department office

    Undergraduate
    Dr. Jane Dabel, FO2-202, jane.dabel@csulb.edu
    Tuesdays: 8:00-9:00 am; 11:00-12:00 pm
    Thursdays: 8:00-9:00 am; 11:00-12:00 pm
    Fridays by appointment

    Dr. Ali Igmen, FO2-116, ali.igmen@csulb.edu
    Mondays: 1:00-3:00 pm
    Wednesdays: 1:00-3:00 pm
    Thursdays by appointment

    Graduate
    Dr. Caitlin Murdock, FO2-203, c.murdock@csulb.edu
    Tuesdays: 11:00-12:30 pm
    Thursdays: 12:00-1:30 pm

    Credential
    Dr. Eileen Luhr, FO2-122, eileen.luhr@csulb.edu
    Mondays: 3:00-6:00 pm
    Tuesdays: 1:30-3:30 pm

    The above hours are on a walk-in basis. Additional hours may be available by appointment. If you would like to schedule an appointment with an advisor, e-mail the advisor directly. Please give them the courtesy of at least 24 hours to respond to your e-mail request.

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