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Public History | Who We Are

Public History students and faculty taking a tour of President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldier's Home.


Students create lasting friendships while in the program, have great mentors in the faculty, and cultivate professional relationships with the program's institutional partners.


Dan Kerr interviews Eric Sheptock

AU’s faculty work inside and outside academia to improve our understanding of the past, combining scholarly excellence with a commitment to public service. Meet some of AU’s public history faculty.


AU’s students develop their own distinctive path through the public history program, and they go on to pursue careers in a variety of professional fields. Read some of our alums' stories.


CMS Public History Partners - NMAH

AU’s past and current partners include many premier federal, state, and non-profit institutions. Take a look at a full list of our partners or learn more about the projects AU students have completed with our partner institutions here.