Department of History & Philosophy
To understand the present – and prepare for the future – you must first
know the past. At Lander, we’ll take you on a journey through history
and philosophy, guiding you through a rich tapestry of cultures,
civilizations, movements and ideas.
You’ll quickly be
drawn into a department that is a small community of teachers and
learners. You’ll interact with historians and philosophers who hold
doctoral degrees from top universities in the nation. They are
researchers, authors, Fulbright scholars, and award winners; however,
they view themselves foremost as teachers. They enjoy interactive
instruction through small classes, maintain open office hours and mentor
students through programs that foster cultural awareness and
At Lander, you can expand your
awareness of the history around and within you, while reflecting upon
the human condition through time.