Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College



  • Welcome to Shenglan Li

    The History Department would like to welcome its newest member, Shenglan Li. Prof. Li received her Ph.D from Binghamton University in 2017. She will teach courses on China, Japan, and East Asia. More »
  • History Majors Spring Party

    Our annual Majors' Party will be held on Thursday, 27 April, from 5-7 p.m. in the Spencer Davis Cafe in the New Science Center. If you are a history/American Studies major or minor, please join us for food, drinks, and fun activities! We will be welcoming new members and celebrating our senior majors! More »
  • Prof. Cathcart to speak at Honors Convocation

    Prof. Cathcart will give the address at Honors Convocation on Thursday, 4 May, at 5 p.m. in the Cole Memorial Chapel.  Her talk is titled: "What Now? How are you going to fix the mess we left you with?"   More »
  • Justin Doty '17 publishes book

    History Major Justin Doty ‘17 recently had his book The American Presidency for Beginners published through For Beginners More »
  • History Club Special Event

    The History and Education Clubs are bringing a Pilgrim interpreter from Plimoth Plantation to discuss life on Plimoth Plantation.  Refreshments will be served.  Thursday, 13 April, 6-7 pm, Knapton Lecture Hall. More »
  • Paige Brnger ’17 Wins Fulbright Scholarship

    Paige Brnger ’17 has won a Fulbright to teach English to high school students in the Slovak Republic, a place she and her family are deeply connected to. More »
  • Professor launches website to collect military life stories

    Professor Anni Cecil helps establish a web database, designed for the general public, which curates a collection of stories about military life and those involved in it through crowdsourcing and cataloguing. More »
  • Dana Polanichka receives tenure

    On 12 December, the Tenure Committee enthusiastically granted tenure to Prof. Polanichka.  Please join us in congratulating her! More »
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    Professor Cathchart to Narrate National Geographic Mini-Series

    Professor Cathcart appears on television discussing the controversial 1915 film Birth of Nation, which reinvigorated the KKK. It airs on PBS’s Independent Lens, February 6, 2017 and provides an opportunity to discuss past lessons and how to move forward in our current time. More »