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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 

Jim Schmidt
Zulauf Hall 713
Phone: 815-753-6810

Assistant Chair
E. Taylor Atkins
Zulauf Hall 702
Phone: 815-753-6699

Director of Graduate Studies
Sean Farrell
Zulauf Hall 726
Phone: 815-753-6820

NIU Information: 815-753-1000


Director of Undergraduate Studies
Valerie Garver
Zulauf Hall 607
Phone: 815-753-6823

Director of Educator Licensure
Andrea Smalley
Zulauf Hall 605
Phone: 815-753-0190

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Northern Illinois University
Department of History
Zulauf 715
DeKalb, IL 60115
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