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Department of History & Anthropology

Southeast's Department of History and Anthropology boasts award-winning faculty and small class sizes - this means that you will receive the personal attention and community support that are keys to success. We will challenge you to think critically and introduce you to times and civilizations that will fire your imagination. We are committed to your education and that extends beyond the classroom. You will gain real-world experience through internships and advanced projects, all before you graduate.

History and Anthropology News

    Snyder Named Director of Southeast’s Jane Stephens Honors Program

    Dr. Joseph Snyder, assistant professor of history at Southeast Missouri State University, has been named director of the Jane Stephens Honors Program. He replaces Dr. Jim McGill, professor of chemistry, who had served as director of the honors program since 2017. Snyder joined Southeast in 2018 and teaches both modern and ancient history courses, including [...]

    Center for Regional History, University Press Publish Missouri Native’s Childhood Short Stories

    The Center for Regional History in collaboration with University Press, both at Southeast Missouri State University, recently published the childhood short stories of Missouri native Ruby Allee Wright in “Twelve Corners – The Refuge of My Youth.” In “Twelve Corners,” readers will step back in time 100 years to rural Brumley, Missouri, in the heart [...]

    Regents Approve New Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity, Minor in Jazz Studies

    The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents today approved a new Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity and a new minor in jazz studies. Both new programs are expected to begin during the 2020-2021 academic year. Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity The new Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity will be offered by the Department of Computer Science in [...]

    Southeast Students Collaborate to Preserve 100-Year-Old Cape Girardeau Building

    This spring semester, Southeast Missouri State University students collaborated to help preserve and determine the future of a 100-year-old building in Cape Girardeau. The one-story, brick building, located at 101 William St. in downtown Cape Girardeau, was built in 1916 and served as a warehouse. It’s currently owned by Bill Cole of Cape Girardeau, and [...]


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