Department of History and Political Science

Welcome to the Department of History and Political Science. We invite you to take a closer look at our outstanding faculty, broad selection of courses and the many opportunities we offer for learning outside the traditional classroom setting.

We have a lot to offer, whether you plan to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in History, Political Science, or Social Studies Education, or any of our available graduate and minor programs. Many of our faculty members have national reputations for their scholarship. Our classes are relatively small in size but are dynamic in character.

Department Highlights

Study Abroad programs include Austria, Britain, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Italy and Spain

Special events throughout the year include the 'Then and Now' Fanfare History and Politics Lecture Series

Available undergraduate internships in Political Science and graduate internships in Public History, as well as Graduate Assistantships for M.A. candidates

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Contact Us

Department of History and Political Science
Fayard Hall, Room 335

SLU Box 10895
Hammond, LA 70402

(985) 549-2108


Department Head
William Robison, Ph.D.