Public History is history presented or practiced outside the classroom – in museums, monuments, historic sites, battlefields, archives, digital history and film.  Union College’s Public History Program offers a minor, a major concentration, academic internships, two miniterms, and a number of courses open to everyone. The program introduces students to the theory, methods, practice, and controversies of public history in its various dimensions and engages them in local public history projects.

Program Director

Professor Melinda Lawson, X 8041 or lawsonm@union.edu.