The History faculty at the University of Southern Maine is comprised of a group of professional historians dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and the education of students. Professors in the Department have published acclaimed books and articles, and have been awarded various grants and fellowships in the academic profession, including the Fulbright. They regularly lecture at national conferences and serve as commenters on historical topics on radio and television programs, in newspapers and magazines, and on social media. Department faculty are also active participants in a number of interdisciplinary programs throughout the University, including Women and Gender Studies and Digital Humanities projects and initiatives.