Train in an extensive array of regional and thematic fields, with interdisciplinary strengths in virtually all areas of the world. Consistently ranked among the very best in the nation, our graduate program now offers separate degrees in History and in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology. In the History degree program, training is available in an extensive array of regional and transnational fields, with interdisciplinary strengths in virtually all areas of the world. We offer the option of concentrating your studies thematically in one of our formal programs: Program in Gender and Women’s History, Program in Jewish History, and War in Society and Culture Program. Our faculty also have a variety of thematic strengths, such as borderlands and diasporas; environmental, intellectual, and cultural history; labor and political economy; race, ethnicity, and indigeneity; and religion and ritual. Other degree options include our Bridge Program with the Department of Afro-American Studies and a Joint PhD, e.g., with Educational Policy Studies.
For a full introduction to our graduate program, consult Fields & Programs, the menu links to the right, and the 2018-2019 edition of our Graduate Program Handbook.