Professor Diana Davis Featured in the Royal Society

In honor of Black History Month, read Professor Diana Davis' article "Decolonizing Veterinary History?" about the first South African veterinarian, Dr. Jotello Soga. 

Davis highlights his important work in combatting rinderpest, an infectious viral disease of cattle.

Read the article here.

US African American History Tenured or Tenure Track Position

US African American History. The Department of History at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in US African American History. Chronological period and specialization are open. This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and supervision of Ph.D. candidates in US African American History.

UC Davis Historians Bring Women's Stories to National Parks

UC Davis historians have made the stories of the roles women played in shaping the landscape accessible to historians, park employees, resource centers and the general public for sites in the Pacific and Western United States, where the national parks began. National Parks frequently tell the history of explorers, labor leaders or even some of the Native people whose homelands are part of park regions.

DHI Conversation with the Department of History: Russia and Ukraine

Over 500 people attended the zoom event in which Jo Andrews, David Biale, Ian Campbell, Anya Free, and Jenny Kaminer discussed the historical background of the current tensions between Russia and Ukraine, their contemporary contexts, and geopolitical implications going forward.

Watch the recording of the event here.