Department of History and Government

The Department of History and Government provides students with a Christ-centered understanding of the past and present to prepare them to influence the world by shaping society’s future.

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History and Government

Are you ready to shape the future of society? Do you find studying the past and the present to be essential to impacting the world? Join the Department of History and Government, where experts in classics, criminal justice, history, humanities, international studies, political science, and public administration are guiding students to live their purpose.

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At California Baptist University, we empower students to reach their full potential through our diverse range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With a commitment to academic excellence, cutting-edge research, and a vibrant campus community, we provide a transformative educational experience that prepares graduates for success in their chosen fields. Join CBU on a journey of knowledge, growth, and achievement as you pursue your academic and professional goals.

Dr. Porter

I am grateful for your interest in the Department of History and Government! We are a vibrant and diverse community of scholars and practitioners committed to impacting the world in a variety of fields. Our faculty build deep mentoring relationships with students and foster a Christ-centered worldview of their disciplines as we provide opportunities for growth, both inside and outside the classroom.

Chase Porter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science. Department Chair, History and Government.


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At California Baptist University, you’ll be challenged to become an individual whose skills, integrity, and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish you in the world.