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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!

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2014 James Jones Experience of War Lecture: “Humanity’s Moral Progress and the Holocaust: An Argument Against Pessimism”

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Graduate Students Attend Gala in Springfield

On Saturday, October 4 Brian Failing, Kimberly Jones, and Andrea Morgan, attended the Springfield Ga...

EIU History Professor Featured in Medieval Cathedral Exhibit

Dr. Bailey K. Young is one of the experts (the only one from North America) featured in a special ex...

History@EIU Interview 1.1: Jessica Nunez

Welcome to the first of what History@EIU plans as a series of interviews with students and faculty o...

History Professor Delivers Keynote at the Opening Reception of Booth Library’s “Revolutionary Decade” Series

On Tuesday, September 9, Dr. Edmund Wehrle, professor of history, delivered the keynote address at...

“Revolutionary Decade: Reflections on the 1960s” at Booth Library

Booth Library’s new exhibit and program series, “Revolutionary Decade: Reflections on t...


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