A long-time Florida State University donor is giving back to the department that inspired in him a life-long passion for the study of history.
Rafe Blaufarb is a professor of history and the director of Florida State University’s Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution in the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of History.
The recent incursion of a Chinese spy balloon and other flying objects into American airspace evoked memories of aerial reconnaissance missions from the Cold War era.
Angilmarie Rivera Sanchez is a senior double majoring in history and political science through Florida State University’s Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, respectively.
A century ago, a mob destroyed the town of Rosewood in Levy County, Florida — racial violence that ended with at least eight people dead and erased what had been a thriving community. A Florida State University historian who helped document the massacre for the Florida Legislature is available to speak to media about her work and the history of Rosewood.
The Florida Board of Governors confirmed the appointment of Justin Roth to Florida State University’s Board of Trustees Nov. 9. The FSU alumnus begins his term immediately.
A Florida State University early American history researcher has received an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for his groundbreaking work on the monetary policy impact of one of the nation’s founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin.
Because the DuBroff twins, Ethan and Noah, say that being twins doesn’t make them the same person, they find it humorous their argument is undermined by the fact that they happen to like all the same things.
Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced today the selection of Marla Vickers as the university’s next vice president for University Advancement and president of the FSU Foundation. Vickers starts Oct. 1.
Edward Gray, a professor in the FSU Department of History, was selected as a recipient of the American Philosophical Society-National Endowment for the Humanities Sabbatical Fellowship for his project, “Benjamin Franklin’s Money: A Financial Life of the First American.”
The assassination Friday of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe happened in a country that boasts exceptionally low levels of violent crime. But Abe’s murder by a gunman in Nara, a city near Osaka and Kyoto, prompted recollection of a time when political violence ran rampant in Japan.
All eyes are on Churchill Downs this week as the horse racing industry prepares for the 148th Kentucky Derby. Associate Professor of History Katherine Mooney is available to provide expert commentary to reporters covering the event.