OVERVIEW

At Miller, the history faculty teach students to search for lessons, virtues, and warnings from our past. This search leads to knowledge of the world’s problems and possibilities, and, more significantly, to greater self-knowledge. The focus of the history classroom becomes instruction in the critical tools of self-discovery: research, analysis, and synthesis. This education equips MSA students to be fully engaged and articulate citizens with a deep sense of cultures, traditions, and ideas from around the globe. The questions that arise afterwards from these endeavors are not strictly historical but eternal: “What is the good society?”, “What do human beings owe each other?”, “Where did we come from and where are we going?” 

Read More →

2MSABANNER.jpg
 
MSA_PERCENTAGE BLOCK308C-Recovered.png
MSA_PERCENTAGE BLOCK308C-Recovered.png
MSA_PERCENTAGE BLOCK308C-Recovered.png

map out your path through history


EXPLORE SENIOR SEMINARS

   LEARN MORE

LEARN MORE

  LEARN MORE

LEARN MORE

  LEARN MORE

LEARN MORE


meet the history department

  Thomas Fickley    History Department Chair     Ancient & Medieval, AP European, DE US History   ✉︎ tfickley@millerschool.org ☏ 434-823-4805, ext. 207

Thomas Fickley
History Department Chair
Ancient & Medieval, AP European, DE US History
✉︎ tfickley@millerschool.org
☏ 434-823-4805, ext. 207

  Clay Wawner    Dean of Students & History  Europe & the World, Native American    ✉︎ cwawner@millerschool.org ☏ 434-823-4805, ext. 220

Clay Wawner
Dean of Students & History
Europe & the World, Native American

✉︎ cwawner@millerschool.org
☏ 434-823-4805, ext. 220

  David Riddick    History  US History, AP US History, US Civil War   ✉︎ driddick@millerschool.org ☏ 434-823-4805, ext. 258

David Riddick
History
US History, AP US History, US Civil War

✉︎ driddick@millerschool.org
☏ 434-823-4805, ext. 258

  Russell Leary    History  Comparative Politics, World Geography, Economics   ✉︎ rleary@millerschool.org ☏ 434-823-4805, ext. 257

Russell Leary
History
Comparative Politics, World Geography, Economics

✉︎ rleary@millerschool.org
☏ 434-823-4805, ext. 257