Department of History
Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., the George Washington University History department is an intellectual community of faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and many associates and friends. With more than 40 full-time faculty, varied both in specialization and research methods, GW is an ideal place to study fields as diverse as modern Africa, early modern Europe, the history of colonialism and imperialism, modern America, and the Cold War.
Home to some of the most important research repositories and archives in the world, Washington is a unique and exciting place to study history. Studying history at GW provides students with the knowledge and analytical tools necessary for success in a wide range of careers and professions.
The George Washington University History Department invites you to
A Conversation with Patricia Brady
411 Phillips Hall, Monday, April 8, 2:30 to 4:00 pm
Patricia Brady is an acclaimed historian of First Ladies and the biographer of Martha Washington and Rachel Jackson. She is a frequent discussant on historical programs and documentaries, most recently C-SPAN’s First Ladies: Influence & Image. Brady will talk about First Ladies, the art of writing biography, and more.