Chair's Welcome

KnoxWelcome to the online home of Marquette University’s Department of History! Here you’ll find everything you need to know about our faculty, our academic programs, and our students.

Lezlie Knox
Associate Professor and Chair

 Our Faculty Members

History Faculty

Current members of the history department have over the last ten years won fourteen major awards for teaching, advising, mentoring, and research from the University and Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. 

Six have earned the Marquette University Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, while another was named “Teacher of the Year” in the College. Three have received the College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Award for Advising, while two more have won “Mentor of the Year Accolades.”

Our commitment to scholarship matches our commitment to our students. Current members of the department have earned the Haggerty Award for Excellence in Research, Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards, and Way Klingler Fellowships and Sabbaticals. History faculty have been awarded Fulbright-Hays, Mellon Foundation, Fulbright, Rockefeller Foundation, American Council of Learned Societies, National Endowment for the Humanities, and American Philosophical Society grants. Their books have been published by top university presses like Cambridge, Johns Hopkins, North Carolina, California, NYU, Oklahoma, Syracuse, and Kansas, and by academic presses like Routledge, Berg, Brill, Bedford-St. Martin’s.

Department News and Events

Interested in the nationally and internationally known historians who have visited campus? Check out the Klement and Casper Lecture Series. Find out about departmental news and events in our digital newsletters.