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Job Opportunity - US History

The History Department is hiring a Temporary Assistant Professor in US History at our Price campus for 2018-19. This position is available to recent PhDs in history with specialization in any period of US History. Please check out the position description if you are interested!

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History department news

Mackenzi Lee

Alumni Spotlight: Mackenzi Lee


Mackenzie Van Engelenhoven, who writes under the pseudonym Mackenzi Lee, graduated from USU in 2012 with an undergraduate degree in history. She is an author of The Monstrous Thing, which won the PEN-New England Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Aw

Phil Barlow

Phil Barlow announces retirement


Faculty member Philip L. Barlow, the Leonard Arrington Chair of Mormon History and Culture, has announced he will retire in December.

Julia Gossard

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Julia Gossard


Congratulations to Dr. Julia M. Gossard on the publication of her article "Food in the West: Using TimelineJS in the Classroom," which was featured on the American Historical Association's blog.

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