Department of


Through the study of history, you'll acquire the skills in critical analysis and communication crucial for professional success, as well as the knowledge you need as a citizen.

In the Classroom

Our Programs

There are a number of reasons why you should study history. Our department offers a Bachelor of Arts and minor in History, and a wide array of courses.

At Hofstra

The Student Experience

In the Department of History, you'll have access to the resources and opportunities you need to enhance and extend your education.

Your Future

Career Potential

History majors in our department have pursued successful careers in many fields including business, education, law, and politics.

About the Department

The Department of History at Hofstra University offers a wide variety of courses on the history of the United States, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, from ancient and medieval times to the 21st century.

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Contact the Department

Our Offices

301 Shapiro Family Hall

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Department Secretary
Mary Rose Sinacori

Department Chair

Dr. Sally Charnow
301A Shapiro Family Hall
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: 516-463-5609

Social Media

Adviser, Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society

Dr. Stanislao Pugliese
307 Shapiro Family Hall