Historical Studies Department

Our Faculty

Participants in Shifting Power on the Plains will learn from leading scholars as well as gain firsthand experience with historic sites, documents and objects.

Historical Themes

The Great Plains bore witness to dramatic shifts in power during the nineteenth century and played a central role in the emergence of modern America.

NWU Receives Grant for Teaching Workshop at Fort Robinson


The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a grant to Nebraska Wesleyan University for a workshop that will likely impact the way teachers teach history.

Master of Arts in Historical Studies Application Process

The Master of Arts in Historical Studies provides distinct opportunities to advance the careers of K-12 social studies teachers and aspiring teachers of history.

Historical Studies

Master of Arts in Historical Studies

Great history teachers not only know their stuff, but also know how to inspire students to think like historians and wrestle with complex issues.