Unfortunately, for obvious reasons, the reception for Rich Saunders has been canceled for April 24th. We hope to be able to reschedule at a later date! Click here to give to the Saunders fund.
This year the department is creating the Dr. Richard L. Saunders Annual Travel Grant-in-Aid in recognition of the incredible impact Professor Saunders has had on several generations of Clemson students. The endowment will provide travel funding for history students. For those of you who remember Rich, you will be glad to know that his retirement in 2015 has freed up more time for his travels. If you’d like to make a contribution to the fund please contact the chair by phone at (864) 656-5373, or just drop into Hardin 126.
The History Department would like to recognize the retirement of our colleague, Thomas Kuehn, who leaves behind a legacy of distinguished scholarship and teaching excellence. Tom has been a history professor at Clemson since 1981, having served as Department chair from 2001 to 2015 and acting chair during the 1995-96 academic year.
"At the end of January 1968, the Tet Offensive began in Vietnam. This wave of attacks by the Viet Cong and People’s Army of Vietnam shocked many Americans. Fifty years later, Edwin Moïse, Vietnam scholar and history professor at Clemson University, explores the Military Assistance Command Vietnam’s (MACV) communication tactics and the Tet Offensive’s size and impact in his fifth title, “The Myths of Tet: The Most Misunderstood Event of the Vietnam War” (University Press of Kansas)..."
"Roger Grant is a man of impressive numbers. He’s been teaching history in universities for 47 years, 21 of those at Clemson University. He’s held three named, distinguished professorships and has collected an honorary doctorate from Simpson College, a liberal arts college in Iowa. Grant has published 33 books, has two more in final edits with the publisher, and is already well into researching and writing book No. 36..."