Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of fall quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Graduate Alumni

Department of History alumni go on to accomplished careers in numerous disciplines. We in the UC Davis Department of History take great pleasure in learning about the personal and professional achievements of our undergraduate and doctoral program alumni.

Graduate Alumni News


• Former History graduate student Bob Reinhardt (2012) recently published his book End of a Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era, with the University of North Carolina Press. Bob is now the executive director of the Willamette Heritage Center in Salem, Oregon.

• Yale University Press published The Sea is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs by former History graduate student Josh Reid (2009). Josh also recently accepted an associate professor position at the University of Washington.

• Lori Clune (2011) has been named "Promising New Faculty" by the provost at California State University, Fresno. Clune is an assistant professor in the Department of History there.

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