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Department of History

Earn your degree with a broad knowledge of the political, social, economic and cultural events and achievements of humankind.

Our graduates go on to rewarding careers in law, business, academia and more.

The History Department supports the Weber State University Diversity Initiative, an institution-wide effort to improve educational quality through creation of an inclusive environment where all are welcome and opportunities are available for students to reach their full potential and contribute to the achievement of the university mission.


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Outstanding Faculty


Professor of History Dr. Susan Matt received the 2019 Outstanding Researcher Award for research that embodies excellence in intellectual merit and has had broad impact within Weber State and also in the greater community. Congratulations, Dr. Matt!


Assistant Professor Jonathan Lande was awarded the 2019 Society of American Historians' Allan Nevins Prize and the 2019 American Society for Legal History's Cromwell Prize for his dissertation, “Disciplining Freedom: U.S. Army Slave Rebels and Emancipation in the Civil War.”  Congratulations, Dr. Lande! 


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Department of History

Lindquist Hall, Room 232
1299 Edvalson St. Dept. 1205
Ogden UT 84408-1205

Phone: 801-626-6706
Fax: 801-626-7613