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Dr. Anita Shelton, Chair

Dr. Anita Shelton

Office: 2546 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-3310
Email: ashelton@eiu.edu
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With around 200 undergraduate majors, two graduate programs, and 25 faculty with Ph.Ds from top universities, EIU’s Department of History provides students with both variety in curriculum and individualized attention.

Whether your hope after graduation is to teach, move into the world of business, or continue on to graduate or professional school in history, information sciences, law or historical administration, your history degree from EIU will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be successful.

Explore our website for information about student scholarships and awards, curriculum and advising, extracurricular activities, and more. Also visit our blog and facebook page for news about our students and faculty.

Come visit us! You can meet with an advisor, sit in on a class, visit with faculty, and talk with current students. Please contact me directly for an appointment. Come to EIU's History department expecting the best...you will find it!




Why Choose EIU to Study History?

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Departmental Scholarships & Awards Winners Announced

The History Department is proud to announcethe winners of this year’s departmental scholarshi...

Living History Premiere Performance on February 25 at Charleston Public Library

This year’sWomen’s History and Awareness Month Living History premier performance will ...

A Reflection On The NCPH Careers in History Symposium 2014

From history major Brandon West: In Real Estate the saying goes location, location, location when fi...

2015 History Careers Day

The History Department held its third annual History Careers Day on Friday, February 20. Ourkeynote...

Faculty Member Receives Academic Advisor Award

The History Department is proud to announce that Dr. Michael Shirleywas chosen to receive this year...

History Major Asks, ?What?s In your Backpack??

From the desk of Dr. Sace Elder: Has anyone ever made stereotyped assumptions about you? Have you ev...

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