U.S. History

Historian's Impact: A New National Monument

January 26, 2017
Historian Gregory Downs has devoted much of his career to setting the record straight on Reconstruction. He says a new national park will go farther than any of his scholarly publications in reversing a public amnesia about " “the most misunderstood period in U.S. history.”

Historians Named to Honor Roll of Speakers

June 14, 2016
Four more faculty members of the Department of History have been named to the Organization of American Historians’ Distinguished Lectureship Program. With their appointments, UC Davis now has eight historians in the speakers bureau.