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

    513 Area Students to Participate in 2019 History Day Regional Contest at Southeast

    The work of 513 sixth-12th grade students from area schools will be displayed at the 2019 National History Day Regional Contest March 19 in the University Center at Southeast Missouri State University. This year’s contest theme is “Triumph and Tragedy in History” and will feature projects ranging from topics in local, regional, state, national and […]


    Historic Preservation Experiential Learning Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    The Historic Preservation Experiential Learning Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Debra A. Reid of Dearborn, Michigan, made a $10,000 gift to establish the award. The renewable scholarship will be awarded to a Southeast undergraduate student majoring in historic preservation or a graduate student majoring in public history with […]


    Political Conflict, Religious Struggle in New Nation Focus of Crader Lecture

    “Political Conflict and Religious Struggle in the New Nation: The Federalists and The View from 2018,” will be the topic of the 2018 Department of History and Anthropology Crader Humanities Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Southeast Missouri State University. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in […]


    Bequest to Establish Two New Southeast Endowed Scholarships

    A $120,000 bequest from the estate of the late Dr. F. Gregory Dickey has paved the way for the establishment of two new endowed scholarships through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The two new scholarships, each funded at $30,000, are the Tom Doherty Endowed Scholarship and the J.C. Brandt Endowed Scholarship. Both will be awarded […]


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Department of History and Anthropology
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701