About History

A successful past and promising future

The history department at UW-Eau Claire is proud to have so many successful alumni. The success of our students is a direct reflection of the dedication and commitment we put into our program and its students. Majoring in history is not a thing of the past, but rather a path to a promising future. We know through collaboration with our faculty and staff you will be prepared for any of the many opportunities available to you after graduation.

History Mission Statement

The mission of the UW-Eau Claire history department is to provide a high quality liberal education, based upon rigorous scholarly inquiry, to all of the students it serves. The department also seeks to engage the community through public history.

Instructor Patricia Turner talking to student in the classroom

Discover more about our amazing staff

We are proud to have a team of truly amazing faculty and staff. Our team cares about and works closely with each of our students, incorporating them into research projects and immersion trips. Our team goes above and beyond for you!

Meet our team
Frost book collection at UWEC

All about history community resources

The Chippewa Valley community is great support and network for our history students. We value the partnerships we have within the community for internships, research, and career opportunities for our students.

How the community helps out
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