The Rutgers-Camden History Club is open to all members of the Rutgers-Camden community with an interest in history, including both graduate students and undergraduates, regardless of major or department affiliation. There are no requirements to join – all you have to do is show up!

The year is full of interesting events;  two events on genealogy, including one on African American genealogy, Career Panel in Public History, Quizzo and so much more.  

If you are interested in participating in History Club events and activities, please email Professor Evan Jewell,  to be added to the mailing list and receive Zoom links!


February 4, 2021 (Thursday), 12:45 pm -1:45 pm

Meet other students interested in History!
Discuss the future of the club!

February 11, 2021 (Thursday), 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
with Beth Twiss Houting, Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center and Adrienne G. Whaley, Museum of the American Revolution.
Email:  Dr. Belolan,
Co-hosted with Prof. Martinko (Villanova University)

February, 25, 2021 (Thursday), 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Ask a Genealogist! (Part 1: The Basics)

with Julie Still, Robeson Library (RU-Camden)

March 11, 2021 (Thursday), 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
History Club Quizzo!
Answer trivia questions on all different topics.  Do it for pride and glory!

March 23, 2021 (Tuesday), 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Ask a Genealogist! (Part 2:  African American Genealogy)
with Adrienne Whaley, President, African American Genealogy
Group (AAGG) of Philadelphia and co-hosted with
Prof. Kendra Boyd (RU-Camden)

April 8, 2021 (Thursday), 12:45 pm -1:45 pm (tentative date/time)
Ask a History Major!
with current and former History students!
Find out why pursuing a History Major might be ideal for you and what types of careers our History Majors/Minors are now pursuing!

April 20, 2021 (Tuesday), 12:45 pm- 1:45 pm
Ancient Greece, Rome and American Republic: Problematic Legacies for a New Democracy?
a discussion with Prof. Andrew Shankman (RU-Camden) and Prof. Jewell (RU-Camden)

Previous History Club Events