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Department of Government and History


Proud to be

The department office is located in the JKSA building on the west side of campus. We are a multi-disciplinary department offering degrees in History, Political Science, Geography, Intelligence Studies and courses in Philosophy.

Welcome Class of 2018.

The History Program has a twitter account, check it out @hstryfsu



Fayetteville State University
Department of Government and History
1200 Murchison Road
Joseph Knuckles Building
Fayetteville, NC 28301

History Students at the unveiling of the Lewis S. Leary Historic Marker 

Fulbright scholars visit Dr. Tomlinson's class;Dr. Walsh's intersession class    


 Proud to be...


GH In the news....

Congratulations to Drs., Tomlinson, Russo and Malhotra. They were recognized as being among the best academic advisors in CAS. 10 faculty were recognized with this distinction -- three of the ten work right in in the GH department.        Kudos!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

FSU Faculty and Alumni speak on Historical Markers of Murchison Road

Fayetteville State University professors to speak on Civil Rights Act...   

From the Fayetteville Observer 2/15/2014

Congratulations FESA! Dan Manley Class of 2012 received his Fire Officer Designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence and the Emergency Services Excellence Award from the group Warrior Jam.

Current (FESA) student Chris Smith was promoted to the rank of Captain with the Raleigh Fire Department

Congratulations GEOG!
Geography Major Terra Wright-Deloatch Winner of a scholarship from NC ArcGis users group, Inc. This is the second consecutive year that the North Carolina ArcGIS Users Group has decided to honor an FSU student

 FSU Civil Rights past in the news. Read about our own Dr. Stanley Johnson

Still considering your major/minor?  Did you know....

"Congratulations are in order for the department with the highest average LSAT score on the December exam.... Once again, the History Department takes the first spot! Political Science is second!"  --- FSU General Counsel Office

Congratulations: Geography Program awarded $443,000 grant for five years from the National Geospatial-Intelligence
Agency.  Kudo's to Dr. Maholtra and Col. Lee (Ret).



GH Faculty Drs. Linda Tomlinson (HIST) and Rakesh Mallhotra (GEOG) led the FSU Honors Program Study abroad trip to India (2012).

You can read about the experience of Drs. Tomlinson and Malhotra in their recently published article Strangers on a Train in Southeastern Geographer Vol. 54, Number 1, Spring 2014


Are you an alumni of one of the Dept. GH programs? Email Dr. Walsh with information you would like to share with the department and former classmates or fill out Be sure to include your name, graduation year, major and what you are doing now. Or go to the FSU Alumni page and update your information.


Thank you for visiting the Department of Government and History webpage at Fayetteville State University.

We are a multi-disciplinary department offering challenging classes designed to prepare you with a strong liberal arts education leading to a successful career in the 21st century.

We invite you to  join us for one of our lecture programs, clubs or classes. If we may be of assistance please do not hesistate to contact the department staff or program faculty.


Adegoke Ademiluyi
Chair Department of Government and History
Professor, Geography

Contact Information

Dr. Adegoke Ademiluyi - Department Chair

Department Chair:
Dr. Adegoke Ademiluyi

Assistant Chair:  Dr. Han Lheem                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        


Admin. Associate:
Ms. Sharon M. Smith

Fax 910-672-1090

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