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Professor Edwin Moïse publishes ‘The Myths of Tet’
Posted on Monday July 23, 2018

"At the end of January 1968, the Tet Offensive began in Vietnam. This wave of attacks by the Viet Cong and People’s Army of Vietnam shocked many Americans. Fifty years later, Edwin Moïse, Vietnam scholar and history professor at Clemson University, explores the Military Assistance Command Vietnam’s (MACV) communication tactics and the Tet Offensive’s size and impact in his fifth title, “The Myths of Tet: The Most Misunderstood Event of the Vietnam War” (University Press of Kansas)..."


Writing on the Rails: Professor H. Roger Grant makes ‘time enough’ to write and write
Posted on Monday July 23, 2018

"Roger Grant is a man of impressive numbers. He’s been teaching history in universities for 47 years, 21 of those at Clemson University. He’s held three named, distinguished professorships and has collected an honorary doctorate from Simpson College, a liberal arts college in Iowa. Grant has published 33 books, has two more in final edits with the publisher, and is already well into researching and writing book No. 36..."


History faculty sweep college awards
Posted on Monday July 16, 2018

At the end of the year college meeting in May History faculty won three major awards. Megan Taylor-Shockley was voted outstanding advisor for the year, Rachel Moore took the college teaching award, and Steve Marks was recognized as AAH’s outstanding faculty member. Congratulations to all three for their well-deserved recognition.


Congratulations to the winners of our departmental awards!
Posted on Monday July 16, 2018

 Mark Davidson, Corine Foster, Ryan Uhle, Thomas A. Shirley, Jonathan Carmichael, Kate Hager, and Kacie Harris.


Professors Burton, Kuehn, and Morey are inaugural recipients of the The Clemson University Research, Scholarship, and Artistic Achievement Award 
Posted on Monday July 16, 2018

Professors Burton, Kuehn, and Morey are inaugural recipients of the The Clemson University Research, Scholarship, and Artistic Achievement Award.


Check out the edited collection Royal Women and Dynastic Loyalty by professors Carney and Dunn
Posted on Monday July 16, 2018

Check out the Edited collection: Royal Women and Dynastic Loyalty by professors Carney and Dunn.


Professors Bartley and Burns discuss Trevor Noah’s memoir about his childhood in South Africa ‘Born a Crime’
Posted on Monday July 16, 2018

See Professors Bartley and Burns discuss Trevor Noah’s memoir about his childhood in South Africa ‘Born a Crime’ for Upstate International Month Panel.


The Department of History and Geography welcomes three new colleagues!
Posted on Monday July 16, 2018

The faculty in the department of History and Geography is excited to welcome three new colleagues in Fall of 2018: Mou Banerjee, Stephanie Hassell, and Kathryn Langenfeld.