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History at UCM

Understanding today's complex world and seeking the best vision for tomorrow.

M.A. in History at UCM

Explore the depths of history and discover new ways to think about the past.

Social Studiesat UCM

Explore innovative techniques and proven methods for a career in education.

Africana Studies at UCM

Discover multicultural contributions throughout history and inspire change.

Anthropology at UCM

Contribute to the rich diversity of the rapidly changing world.

Department of History, Anthropology, Africana Studies and Social Studies

Welcome to a dynamic department with diverse and far-reaching interests! Our faculty and students are working and studying people, places and time periods around the world, in Puerto Rico, Spain, France, Japan, Namibia, and even in Warrensburg itself. If you are interested in majoring or minoring in any of our programs, peruse the Prospective Students link or the Undergraduate Programs link, both on the left (or, on mobile, seen after tapping the three lines next to the department name above).

Upcoming department events are listed at the bottom on this page. Join is for free lectures, zoo trips, Anthro Club, History Club, and Phi Alpha Theta!

As you explore the information about our programs, curriculum, faculty, and student organzations, you'll discover a strong, diverse, and student-oriented department. Our Department Chair's greeting letter provides an overview of our strengths and what you can expect to find here as a student.


Please contact us to learn more.  Our office address is:


The Department of History and Anthropology
Wood Hall, Room. 136
Ph:  (660) 543-4404


Upcoming Department Events: Free!

Oct 25th: Dr. Delia C. Gillis, Professor of History and Director of the Center of Africana Studies at UCM, will present " Business, Culture, and Power: Kansas City's Black Professional Class in Photos and Images," at the Stotler Lounge of the Memorial Student Union at the University of Missouri, Columbia, at 6:30 pm. This presentation is part of The African American Experience in Missouri Lecture Series.

Oct 27th: "Managing Your Research Project" Workshop, presented by the Anthropology faculty. Doing original research is challenging for a lot of reasons. Learn to manage your project in Wood 206 from 2 to 4 pm.

Nov 7th: Dr. Hannah E. Marsh, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UCM, will present "What is Race? Humans and Biology," in Nahm Auditorium at 6 pm.

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