Malachi Hacohen studies Jewish-Christian relations, a history of hostility with rare moments of imagined fraternity and peace. Read more
John French explores the transformative impact of Brazil's first working class president (Lula) and its first female president (Dilma).
The Duke Digital History Working Group is made up of a body of scholars interested in thinking creatively about change over time. We are particularly concerned with new digital practices that help us to better conceptualize historical dynamics in our own research and in the classroom as well. Read more
Interviews from the renowned oral history project on the Jim Crow South, “Behind the Veil,” directed by Bob Korstad, Ray Gavins, and Bill Chafe, are now available through the Duke Library web site. Read more
Duke University's History Department ranks among the top fifteen programs in the country. Our 40-plus full time faculty members cover a diverse array of topics, but share a common approach to the past: We join deep knowledge of particular areas with broad engagement across fields and disciplines to produce award-winning scholarship.