Our department offers history, one of the top-ten majors pursued at Elon University, as well as minors in history, geography and geographic information systems (GIS). Our faculty consists of scholar-mentors who work closely with students in the classroom, on research projects and through internships.
We are actively involved in Elon’s study abroad programs and interdisciplinary programs including American studies, African/African-American studies, Asian studies, classical studies, general studies, GIS, international studies, Latin American studies and women’s/gender studies. Our courses emphasize research, writing and critical thinking skills preparing students for a wide range of careers and graduate programs.
We encourage you to explore our Website or drop by Lindner Hall to learn more about our major and minors, faculty, scholarship, honor societies and other offerings, and to examine our interactive map showing the locations and activities of our alums.
A renowned organization that advances the teaching of Slavic studies honored Elon University history professor David Crowe this month for his “rich, diverse body of groundbreaking scholarship,” classroom instruction and leadership in the academic field.
History professor David Crowe spoke with Reuters news service this week for a story on an original copy of "Schindler's List" that a memorabilia dealer in New York has offered to sell for $2.2 million.
David M. Crowe, professor of history, presented a paper, "Slobodan Milosevic: 'Desk Murderer,' 'Architect of Genocide,' or Victim of 'Victors' Justice?" at Indiana University's Maurer School of Law conference, "The Milosevic Trial: An Autopsy," Feb. 17-21.
The associate professor of history is the inaugural recipient of an honor that supports a faculty member in the Department of History whose professional accomplishments are in keeping with Elon University’s teacher-scholar model.