Welcome to the HGSA!

General Campo and Staff

The History Graduate Student Association (HGSA) was established to provide community and professional assistance to UNM graduate students in the field of History. The UNM HGSA strives to create an inclusive and collaborative academic environment that enhances the educational opportunities and well-being of our graduate students by providing both a congenial atmosphere and information that aids them in preparing for a rapidly changing professional workplace.


President  Jennifer McPherson (jmcphers@unm.edu)
Vice President  Michelle Martin (michellemmartin@unm.edu)
Secretary  Samantha Goodrich (samgoodrich@unm.edu)
Treasurer  Stephanie Violette (sviolette@unm.edu)
GPSA Rep Barbara Korbal (korbalb@unm.edu)

Contact Information

Mesa Vista Room 2049
Email hgsa@unm.edu 
Mailing Address

History Graduate Student Association
Department of History
1104 Mesa Vista Hall
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Facebook www.facebook.com/unmhgsa

Social Events

HGSA Happy Hours
(Fridays @ 4pm)
September 30th, Place TBA
October 28th, Place TBA
November 18th, Place TBA

History Events

September 20th
Contested Conventions: The Struggle to Establish the Constitution and Save the Union, 1787-1789, Book Discussion with Dr. Melvin Yazawa, History Professor Emeritus, 1:00-2:00pm, UNM Bookstore

Spatial Humanities Working Group presents: "Crossing Borders, Tangling Tales: A New Spatial History of the Nineteenth-Century World," by Dr. Samual Truett, History Department, 2:00-3:00pm, History Common Room (Download paper)

September 21st
AHA Career Diversity presents, "Lunch Chat Series: Work-Life Balance," 12:00-1:30pm, Mesa Vista Hall 1101. Please RSVP for lunch by Friday, September 16th.

September 27th
"Curiosities of New Mexico"
Bachechi Open Space, 7:00pm-8:30pm
9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW