Imagine the exciting possibilities of studying history in one of America's most historic regions.
Salem, Massachusetts is home to the China Trade, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Nathaniel Bowditch, spectacular historic buildings, witch trials, amazing museums, and a college with a history department that is dedicated to teaching as well as utilizing this rich historical legacy. Study and learn with our 17 full-time history faculty and over 250 undergraduate majors in diverse fields including Asian, African, Latin American, European and the United States history.
Teaching Essex History
The history department presents a range of historic resources on Essex County, Massachusetts. These are particularly useful to teachers and students.
- January 12History Prof. Tad Baker and Geology Prof. Peter Sablock Help Confirm Salem Witch Site
- October 12Department Spotlight - History
- 17FebThe Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America
- 2MarThe Sonia Schreiber Weitz Series Presents: 100 Years of Genocide: Lessons from Armenia