Alumni and Giving

We are so grateful to have the generous support of our alumni, parents, students, and friends of the Department of History. Your gifts enhance our program in so many ways, from student aid opportunities to special events to new projects, and more. Thank you for being our partner in changing the lives of current and future students. Your gift will make an everlasting impact on the Department of History. We appreciate your support!

Give now to the Department of History

Making an online gift through the IU Foundation’s online giving portal, called MyIU, is quick, easy, and secure. You can make a one-time, multi-payment, or recurring gift. The drop-down box will enable you to select the gift account(s) that support the area(s) of the department that align with your philanthropic interests.

Students that study the past become professionals that shape tomorrow.

Neoshia Roemer, 2013 History Alumna

Neoshia Roemer, 2013 History Alumna

Neoshia R. Roemer is a leader, a mentor, a coach, an educator, a legal scholar, and she is helping to create a more humane and brilliant society. She is an excellent example of a History Alum in action.

After earning her B.A. from the History Department at the IU School of Liberal Arts, Neoshia R. Roemer attended the University of New Mexico where she earned her M.A. in Latin American Studies and graduated law school, cum laude, with her J.D, concentrating in Indian Law.

Neoshia became a Fellow then Staff Attorney, at the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University’s Law School, where she mentored students, coached moot court teams, and advanced her legal scholarship. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Idaho College of Law where she teaches family law along with other courses in the Native American Law Program.

The Liberal Arts courses Neoshia took as an undergraduate helped her tremendously along the way. Neoshia gained invaluable tools as a Liberal Arts major through class work and other opportunities, including networking with professors. Neoshia’s undergraduate classes prepared her for both graduate and professional school, as well as for her career as a lawyer and legal scholar. She was encouraged her to explore her own intellectual curiosity, even in times of discomfort—advice that she readily hands students today. Neoshia is a testament to the power of a liberal arts education and how studies and course work in history can pave a pathway to meaningful success.

Alums stay involved with the Department of History

Whether you’re in Indiana or halfway across the world, you can be engaged with the Department of History:

  • Sign up for our mailing list so that you can get updates about upcoming events
  • Let us highlight your career path in an alumni profile
  • Showcase your professional or community experience in an in-class presentation
  • Help the next generation of leaders by mentoring current students
  • Share information on how your employer can offer our students internships or job opportunities
  • Nominate former classmates who are doing great work for an alumni award

Contact us at to let us know how you would like to be engaged!