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The Southwestern History program provides students with an especially strong global perspective and a solid grounding in the methods and fields of history, while also encouraging interdisciplinary connections.

The History major avoids being simply a random collection of courses, instead providing students with a program concerned with finding patterns and connections.

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    Anne Fenley, a native Texan who majored in history at Southwestern describes herself as cheerful, reliable, quirky and musical. As a student, she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi, Delta Omicron, Student Congress, Chorale and Opera Theatre; she held a job at a law office and an internship at the Williamson County Museum; and says during all of that she “consumed copious amounts of coffee at Cianfrani Coffee Co.”
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    A native of Brownsville, Fernie Reyes is now in Tulane University’s Latin American Studies M.A. program, where he is writing his Master’s Thesis on the border patrol and their place in the immigration debate.

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