Professor Kathryn Reyerson explains the insight that her course, HIST 3426 Piracy in the Mediterranean: The World of Merchants and Pirates, offers students. Exploring cross-cultural interaction, global connections, and the identities of people that set out to sea during the Middle Ages, this course challenges students to “think like a pirate.”
Lara Schueth first explored her interest in history when she began taking classes that were focused on regions other than the US and Europe. Schueth has been awarded both the Talle Family Scholarship and the Barbara Newsome Liberal Arts Internship Award. These accolades have allowed Schueth to flourish not only in her studies but also in her volunteer work for a number of political campaigns.
Senior Niamh McIntosh-Yee is a double major in political science and history. A recipient of the Wolfberg Scholarship through the political science department, McIntosh-Yee discusses the invigorating feeling of being recognized after putting in so much hard work. She looks forward to gaining real-world experience in political science or possibly pursuing the public policy graduate program after graduation.