History Alum Leah Palmer, National Frontier Trails Museum

Leah Palmer (BA/MA '14/'16) is Educator at National Frontier Trails Museum

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"The Gallery & the Gridiron:"

"Learning about Career Diversity at an NFL Football Club"
by Matthew Reeves, iPhD Candidate in History
published in AHA Today (16 April 2018)
Read all about his internship experience with
the Kansas City Chiefs Football Club
& the many uses of a history degree!

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New Guest Professor

We wish to welcome Dr. John Trygve “Tryg” Has-Ellison to our Department as a Guest Professor for the 2018-19 academic year. Has-Ellison is the current Non-Immigrant Visa Chief at the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey, Mexico, and a specialist in the history of German nobles and artistic modernism during the fin-de-siècle. During his visit to UMKC, Has-Ellison will speak about his academic research, his Foreign Service experiences, and alternative career paths in coordination with the Career Diversity Grant that the Department of History has received from the American Historical Association.

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