Timothy Gilfoyle, a history professor at Loyola University Chicago, began a Loyola tradition with the Midnight Bike Ride. He loves showing his students and the Loyola community a different side of history outside of the classroom. Here's his story.
Thomas Paine’s Common Sense inspired American colonists toward revolution, but what did the British think of his words? Three Loyola graduate students created a digital site to show what they found out.
Congratulations to Lauren O'Brien (MA '16) for being awarded a United States Agency of International Development (USAID) Research & Innovation Fellowship for Cape Town, South Africa. Read more about what she will do on the fellowship.
Loyola History Department PhD Candidate Nathan Jérémie-Brink has been awarded a Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year. This competitive writing fellowship is given to PhD candidates whose research contributes to the study of North American Christianity.
Profs. Patricia Mooney-Melvin, Kyle Roberts, and Stephen Schloesser were selected to take part in an on-going discussion of emerging models for integrating Career Diversity into doctoral education sponsored by the American Historical Association.
Graduate students Kate Johnson, Marie Pellissier, and Kelly Schmidt collaborated with PhD student Will Fenton's project "Digital Paxton: A Digital Archive and Critical Edition Edition about the Paxton Pamphlet War" to create pedagogical tools for the site.
The inaugural issue of The Chicago Style has arrived. Created by the Chi Mu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the undergraduate History Honor Society, this new online journal showcases exemplary student scholarship.
Fall course registration begins on April 4! Consider taking one of the history department’s many interesting 300-level classes. From food and Pompeii to heresy and Chicago to film and music, there's something for everyone in every major! Classes are open to majors, minors, and non-majors.