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ISU History Department Earns Unprecedented Kudos

When Iowa State University recently announced 2023-2024 award winners, the brilliance of the History faculty became clear for all to see. Five well-deserved awards in one year is unprecedented; congratulations to all of you!

Michael Bailey

ISU Distinguished Professor

Jeff Bremer

LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching

Larissa Begley

LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching

Stacy Cordery

ISU Award for Impact on Student Success

Amy Rutenberg

LAS Award for Inclusive Excellence

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Undergraduate Study

The History Department offers curricula leading to either a B.A. or a B.S. degree in History. Want to be a teacher? You can earn a secondary-education endorsement at Iowa State.

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Graduate Study

Graduate program options include a Master of Arts degree (MA) in history and a Ph.D. in Rural, Agricultural, Technological, and Environmental History.

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