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Mission and Goals


Advocate for and demonstrate the vitality and relevance of historical research, analysis, and communication.


  • Increased public awareness of the practical value of history.
  • Public understanding and application of historical context and insights.
  • Help students and faculty develop skills in applied history and improve their communication of those skills.
  • More historians and history students working in myriad capacities for diverse communities.
  • Increase awareness of the variety of careers in history and ways to put history to work.