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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.

Presenting History

Students learn about new
and innovative ways
of engaging the public
with history.

Faculty

AU’s faculty work in 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.

Alumni

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.

Partners

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.