College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Welcome to the Department of History

We invite you to follow the links to learn more about our undergraduate and graduate programs and about the faculty, staff, and students who make them possible.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Jennifer McNabbJennifer McNabb
Professor and Head
Department of History



The faculty of the Department of History at the University of Northern Iowa endorse the American Historical Association's "Statement on the History of Racist Violence in the United States," found here online. PDF version available for download.

UNI Campus Info and Resources: 


Center for Multicultural Education:

Climate Response Team:

For Further Reading:

James W. LoewenLies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong, revised 2nd. ed., New York: New Press, 2019.

Fall 2020 Updates