Study Abroad Programs


The History Department is pleased to offer World War II study programs in partnership with The National WWII Museum. Programs will range from trips abroad to places like Normandy and intensive study in New Orleans at The National WWII Museum.

To get in on the experience, check out the steps to apply.

And check out our partner, The National WWII Museum’s website or, more specifically, their tours’ site.

Course Descriptions:

Normandy Academy

Global Leadership Lessons from a Global War

Teacher of record for the Normandy Academy course:

Dr. Paul J. Wilson is the Mack Thomas Nolen Endowed Professor of History and Associate Professor of History at Nicholls State University.  He has publications on European and American history and is the author of Himmler’s Cavalry:  The Equestrian SS, 1930-1945.  He has served as the Principal Investigator for four grants and assisted on three others that were funded by state and federal agencies.  Dr. Wilson teaches a variety of courses on modern U.S. and modern European history, and he supervises history interns working at the Regional Military Museum in Houma, Louisiana.  He is a member of the Teaching Committee of the Louisiana Historical Association and is involved in a number of community organizations that promote the study of history.

For more information:

Paul Wilson, Ph.D.

History Department Head