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History Department Chair, Dr. Chris Agee

May 24, 2022

Dear Students, Colleagues, Alumni, and Friends, Happy “end of the year” to our History Department community! It’s been another year of mixed emotions. On the one hand, COVID continued to be a psychological and financial drain for everyone, especially for those of us with immunocompromised elders or unvaccinated youngsters. Planning...

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History Department Chair, Dr. Chris Agee

May 18, 2021

Dear Students, Colleagues, Alumni, and Friends, This last year the History Department was thrilled to welcome two new professors--Xiaofei Gao and Cameron Blevins--into our ranks. For years the Department has been looking to address its coverage in China History and Digital Studies, and it is quite exciting to have found...

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History Department Chair, Dr. Chris Agee

April 13, 2020

This has been a proud year for the History Department as its students, staff, and faculty have all shown great care for one another in a time of crisis. Campus closed on March 16 due to COVID-19, and we have not seen one another face-to-face ever since. Nevertheless, the students...

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Letter from the Chair, Dr. Kariann Yokota

Greetings from the Auraria Campus. It is my great pleasure to write to you today in my capacity as Chair of the History Department. With this newsletter and other new outreach efforts, we hope to keep you updated on the exciting things that have been happening here in the department...

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Introducing the new Chair of the History Department, Dr. Chris Agee

April 9, 2019

It is with great excitement that I write to you—our alumni and friends—from the halls of the History Department. In January of this year, I took on the role of Department Chair. Previously, I served as History’s Undergraduate Advisor. My research and teaching focus on urban and modern US history,...