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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Undergraduate Program Advising Office

History Undergraduate Advising is:

  • the place to go to explore history as a new major
  • for degree-planning for existing majors
  • to discuss post-graduation plans
  • as well as to find out about history courses and faculty.

History undergraduate advisors are usually available on a walk-in basis, so feel free to come by any time during our office hours: Monday–Friday, 9–11:45 a.m., 1–4 p.m.

Academic Advisors

Academic Advising Coordinator Nancy Sutherland

Nancy A. Sutherland

Nancy A. Sutherland, History Academic Advisor since 1995 
Over 25 years experience working with college students in three large state universities. Came to The University of Texas in 1987 as an academic advisor in the Testing Center. Served seven years as the senior advisor in the College of Fine Arts Dean's Office and was the first full time, non-faculty advisor in the Department of History beginning in 1995.

Two time recipient of the James W. Vick Texas Excellence Award for Academic Advising nominated by students in Fine Arts and History. Longtime member of NACADA.  Past program chair for UT Academic Counselors Association.  Earned Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University in Education, Curriculum, and Instruction and Lifetime Texas Teaching Certification in History.

Academic Advisor Tom Griffith

Tom Griffith

Thomas H. Griffith, History Academic Advisor since 2004     
Joined the College of Liberal Arts as an academic advisor in 2000 and became an advisor in the History Department in 2004.   Advises history majors from orientation through graduation.

Recipient of the James W. Vick Award for Academic Advising, Tom began working at UT-Austin with Student Academic Records in the Registrar's Office in 1996.   Earned Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Houston with majors in Russian Studies and Journalism.

Thomas Fawcett

Thomas Fawcett

Thomas Fawcett, History Academic Advisor since 2013
Thomas joined the History Advising team in 2013 after several years working in college admissions. He earned a Master of Arts from University of Texas in both Journalism and Latin American Studies in 2008 and served as a teaching assistant in the School of Journalism. Thomas’ academic interests include popular music and diaspora studies and he writes about music in his spare time.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from the University of Kansas.

Location
Garrison Hall (GAR), Room 1.140
512-471-7670

Office Hours
Monday–Friday, 9–11:45 a.m., 1–4 p.m.

E-mail
history-advisors@utlists.utexas.edu

Mailing Address
Undergraduate Advising Office, History Department
University of Texas
128 Inner Campus Dr.,  B7000
Austin, TX 78712-0220

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