Read about the latest changes in the Department for academic year 2016-2017.
Slaveholding Statesmen Sought Expansion
Matthew Karp discusses his new book, This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy.
Professor Charles Gillispie’s Legacy of Intellectual Leadership
Charles Gillispie's legacy continues through an endowment for the Charles C. and Emily R. Gillispie Chair in the History of Science and a new Sachs scholarship that brings students from England to study at Princeton.
History Major Rosen Awarded Truman Scholarship for Public Service
The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 toward graduate school and the opportunity to participate in professional development programs to prepare for careers in public service.
Brown’s exploration of the era’s dynamism has driven his career. Specializing in the transition from ancient to medieval times, as well as the rise of Christianity, he has authored a dozen books, garnered numerous honors, and earned international acclaim.
Sean Wilentz and Kevin Kruse discuss the 2016 election at Alumni Day.
Wendy Warren's book New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America is "a groundbreaking study that alters our view of history by showing how deeply embedded slavery became in 17th-century northern colonies."
She will be working on a forthcoming book on how rising levels of conflict after 1750 fostered the worldwide spread of new constitutions.