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No one is in the office to answer phones while NIU offices are closed because of the coronavirus. Please email staff or faculty if you need to contact someone.

The Department of History is located on the sixth and seventh floors of Zulauf Hall. The main office is in Zulauf 715. Most of our classes are taught in DuSable Hall or in Founders Library.

Department of History
Northern Illinois University
Zulauf Hall 715
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
Phone: 815-753-0131
Fax: 815-753-6801 

Valerie L. Garver
Zulauf Hall 713
Phone: 815-753-6823

Assistant Chair
Emma Kuby


Director of Graduate Studies
Andy Bruno
Zulauf Hall 726
Phone: 815-753-6820


Director of Undergraduate Studies
Kristin Huffine
Zulauf Hall 607
Phone: 815-753-6814

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Department of History
Zulauf 715
DeKalb, IL 60115
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