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Williams History Junior and Senior Advisory Group Presents: HISTORY TABLE with Professor Chris Waters Love history? Come join us and consume some history! Bring your lunch! Professor Chris Waters will be there to discuss his career and what history… Continue reading »

Scott Wong – Emeritus Citation

Scott Wong was declared Charles R. Keller Professor of History, Emeritus, at the 233rd Williams College Commencement on Sunday, June 5, 2022. The following citation was read by President Maud Mandel: What a long, strange trip it’s been. You’ve taught courses that carried students from the Trojan War to… Continue reading »

William G. Wagner ~ Memorial Minute

On February 16, Tom Kohut read the Memorial Minute for William “Bill” Wagner at the Faculty Meeting: Memorial Minute for William G. Wagner Brown Professor of History, Emeritus Bill was born in 1950 in Erie, Pennsylvania.  There were many things that were important for Bill about growing up in… Continue reading »

William G. Wagner, Brown Professor of History Emeritus

Dr. William G. Wagner, a celebrated historian of modern Russia who was an integral part of the Williams College community, including as Brown Professor of History Emeritus and former Interim President, died peacefully of natural causes on September 12, 2021, in Williamstown, Mass. He was 71. Professor Wagner was… Continue reading »

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