history and political science

S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 3, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors.

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Bruening publishes chapter in early French Protestantism book

Posted by on October 3, 2023

Dr. Michael Bruening, professor of history and political science, published a book chapter titled “Pierre Viret, Reformer on the Margins,” in The Theology of Early French Protestantism, edited by Dr. Martin Klauber.

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Bruening speaks at International Congress on Calvin Research

Posted by on August 8, 2023

Dr. Michael Bruening, interim chair and professor of history and political science, delivered a plenary speech at the International Congress on Calvin Research, held July 25-29 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Faculty honored for outstanding teaching, service, experiential learning

Posted by on January 3, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 8 on campus.  Honorees include:

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In the news

Posted by on January 3, 2023

Dr. Amy Belfi, assistant professor of psychological science, was featured in Popular Science’s article on the effect of Christmas music on the brain.

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In the news

Posted by on October 4, 2022

St. Louis Public Radio featured Dr. Guang Xu’s research into electric vehicle fires. Xu, associate professor of mining and explosives engineering, is working with vehicle manufacturers, industrial EV users and fire safety experts to help protect people in the event of an EV-charging fire.

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McManus receives Army Historical Foundation award

Posted by on July 5, 2022

Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science at Missouri S&T, has received the Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Writing Award in the category of Operational/Battle History for his book Island Infernos: The US Army’s Pacific War Odyssey, 1944.

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Kummer College and CASE changes take effect July 1

Posted by on June 29, 2022

Effective Friday, July 1, Missouri S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) will change to the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education (CASE), and the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development will be established. Two academic departments formerly in CASB – business and information technology and economics – will move to the Kummer College.

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Upper-level Humanities courses related to STEM

Posted by on May 2, 2022

Looking for an upper-level social science course related to science and technology? In the fall semester, the Department of History and Political Science will be offering two such courses in the fall.

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Huber earns article of the year

Posted by on December 7, 2021

Dr. Patrick Huber, professor of history and political science, earned this year’s Missouri Historical Review Award for his article titled “Remembering the Ste. Genevieve Race Riot of 1930.”

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