Department of History

Washburn Hall, 80 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

401.874.2528 (p); 401.874.2595 (f)

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Spring 2018 Deadlines


Jan. 28 – End of Open Add period

Feb. 4 – End of Permission Number Add Period

Feb. 4 – Last day to add Pass/Fail Option

Feb. 12 – Last day to drop class without a “W” on Academic Record

Mar. 5 – Last day to drop classes

Mar. 12-18 – Spring Break

Mar. 23 – Last day to change from Pass/Fail Option

Apr. 30 – Last day of classes


Student Resources

College of Arts and Sciences Forms

Students must submit intent to graduate forms (also called file for degree forms). An advisor from the History Department must sign this form before you take it to the dean’s office.

National History Honor Society

Phi Alpha Theta

The deadlines for these forms are:

  • October 1 for May graduation
  • April 1 for August graduation
  • August 1 for December graduation

If you are graduating with a double major, you must file two intent to graduate forms, one for each major. You will need to see an advisor in the other major as well as an advisor in history.

All forms are available on line at College of Arts and Sciences forms or in the History Department’s main office, Washburn 113.

History Department Advisors

Please call or email advisors to make an appointment.

Ancient History and Underwater Archaeology
Professor Bridget Buxton or 401.874.4085

African American History
Professor Rae Ferguson or 401.874.4079 

East and Southeast Asian History
Professor Timothy S. George or 401.874.4091

Modern European and German History
Professor Michael Honhart or 401.874.4075

Latin American History
Professor Rosa Maria Pegueros or 401.874.4092

Pre-modern Islamic History
Professor Alan Verskin or 401.874.4086

African American History and 20th Century US History
Professor Robert Widell or 401.874.2112


American Women’s History and Rhode Island History
Catherine DeCesare
Advisor and Course Coordinator for the Feinstein College of Continuing Education or 401.277.5240

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