Job Placement

The University of Arkansas Department of History produced 60 doctoral graduates from 2005-2017 of whom 50 (83%) have found permanent employment.

Of these:

  • 43 (72%) Tenure track/permanent posts. 
  • 2 (3%) Visiting academic posts/Post-Docs
  • 5 (8%) Non-academic employment
  • 10 (17%) Still seeking permanent employment

Our students have found positions at the following institutions:

Tenure-track Positions

  • Ball State University
  • Carson-Newman College
  • Central Baptist College
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • College of the Canyons
  • Dalton State University
  • Defiance College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Fairfield University
  • Flathead Valley Community College
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Harding University
  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas State University
  • King Fahd University
  • Liberty University
  • Lone Star College
  • Minnesota State University
  • Northwest Arkansas Community College
  • Oklahoma State University
  • San Angelo State University
  • Southeast University
  • Tulsa Community College
  • University of Central Arkansas
  • University of Louisiana, Lafayette
  • University of Malang, Indonesia
  • University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
  • University of Tennessee at Martin
  • University of Texas at Tyler
  • Weatherford College
  • Young Harris College

Visiting Positions

  • Metropolitan State University
  • Texas A&M
  • University of Texas, Pan American
  • Wake Forrest
  • American University-Cairo


Grants and Fellowships

  • Alfred D. Bell Fellowship from the Forest History Society and Duke University
  • American Council of Teachers of Russian
  • American Research Center in Egypt
  • Bi-National Fulbright Critical Language Fellowship to Egypt 
  • Canadian Studies Doctoral Research Award from the Canadian Embassy
  • Carlyle Sitterson Visiting Scholar Grant from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • Central European History Society
  • Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame
  • Harry S. Truman Library Institute Research Grant
  • Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Research Grant
  • Medieval Academy's CARA grant for language training
  • Mellon Fellowships
  • NEH Summer Seminar
  • National Council on Public History
  • O'Donnell Grant from the George Bush Presidential Library
  • Samuel Flagg Bemis Dissertation Research Grant from the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations
  • Smithsonian Library Resident Scholar Program Fellowship
  • Social Science Research Council
  • Summer Research Laboratory of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
  • Tulane University Center for the Global South Research Fellowship
  • Virginia Historical Society Mellon Fellowship