Digital History

The digital history program at MTSU is dedicated to advancing historical research and outreach through the use of digital media. Our focus is on engaging undergraduate and graduate students with digital history methods and producing public-facing projects of significance.

Follow the Digital History on Social Media:

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Instagram: mtsu_digitalhistory

Twitter: @MTSU_DH

Facebook: @MTSU.DH


Explore Nashville's history from your phone with Bygone Nashville

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For more information, visit Bygone Nashville on Facebook

Listen to Professor Taylor-Poleskey talk about Bygone Nashville on MTSU's On the Record.

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Graduate Digital History Curriculum

Hist 7993 Digital History Field School: Hidden Town in 3D This was the Maymester Experience for 2018. Eight phd students traveled to North Carolina and collaborated with Old Salem Museums and Gardens on a 3D photogrammetry project to reintroduce the story of Salem's black inhabitants into the museum's interpretation. 

Hist 6450/7450 Digital Tools for Historians Introduces the fields of digital history and humanities with a particular focus on how digital history can serve public historians. Explores the standards and methods of the field through the production of a collaborative digital history project.

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Undergraduate Digital History Curriculum

Hist 3870 Doing Digital HistoryStudents apply research skills to create an interactive historical map of Downtown Nashville. We will blend traditional research skills with historical GIS and web design in this hands-on upper-division course. Digital natives and novices welcome. See the results of our first project at Bygone Nashville.

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Digital History Resources and Collaborations at MTSU

 Digital Scholarship Initiatives

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Albert Gore Sr. Research Center

MTSU's Digital History Lab is located in Peck Hall 243. For more information, contact MTSU DH

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Mailing Address
Department of History
Middle Tennessee State University
Box 23
1301 E. Main Street 
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Main Office
Peck Hall 223

Department Chair
Kevin Leonard

Undergraduate Program
(615) 904-8164

Graduate Program
(615) 898-5798

All Other Inquiries
(615) 898-2631 

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Oral History Association

The executive offices of the Oral History Association have opened at MTSU and will be here for the next five years.

The office will be co-directed by Albert Gore Research Center Director Louis Kyriakoudes and History Professor Kristine McCusker.

The Offices are located in Peck Hall, Room 217.

Telephone: 615-898-2544