History Spotlight

History and Russian Majors
There’s often a difference between the things that bring you to UNH as a high schooler and those that keep you here as a Wildcat. Peter Jaarsma, a history and Russian major from Cornish, N.H., demonstrates the point. He chose to come to UNH because he liked the campus, wanted a university that was...
History Master's Degree | Professor of History
What are you currently doing for work and what path did you take to get to this point? After earning my Master of Arts degree in history at UNH, I went on to doctoral studies at Tulane University, and eventually to a professorship at Arkansas Tech University, where I am a historian and hold the...
History and Anthropology Majors | Higher Education Fundraiser
UNH gave me so many opportunities to shape me into who I am today. I became a more social leader and literally learned how to do my current job from my on-campus job at UNH Phonathon.  
History and French major | Digital Director at NECN
Read more about how Marc Fortier is using his History major.
History Major | Manager of Social Media at UNH
Read more about how Jason Boucher is using his History major.
History Major | eCommerce sales and marketing part at Eco-Products
Read more about how Matt Kobzik is using his History major.
History Major | Self-Employed Professional Musician
Read more about how Kimberly Bird is using her History major.
Classics and History Majors | Business Consultant
My name is Alex Johnson and I graduated from UNH in May 2011 with a BA in both Classics and History – I got the "Wow, so you REALLY want to teach!?" treatment – and when it comes to how I wound up in the Classics program and what I've done since, my path has been very zig-zaggy, for lack of a...
History and Political Science Majors | 8th Grade American History Teacher
Read more about how Matthew Barry is using his Political Science and History majors.
International Affairs and History Major | President, KAMTEK East Asia, Ltd
When I entered UNH in 1988, the International Affairs (IA) program was new and unique. Beyond the three core courses, the program allowed each student to tailor the program in a manner that was most beneficial to his or her future--to build a program around our own dreams. For me, that involved...
History and English Major | Works at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Read more about Lindsay's success during her History and English degree on UNH tales.
Anthropology and History Major | Deputy Director, Carsey School, UNH.
Read more about Curt Grimm's success using his Anthropology and History degree on UNH Tales. While obtaining my BA in Anthropology and History at UNH, I was very intrigued with the international development work being done in Africa by Anthropology Professors Stephen Reyna and Richard Downs.  After...