Graduate

  • Kathryn Maxson Jones Princeton Environmental Institute Hack Award Ocean
    Kathryn Maxson Jones Wins Hack Award

    The award provides research funding to support Princeton graduate students in research from a wide range of disciplines, including climate science, biology, engineering, and environmental policy.

  • Keisha Blain
    Blain Awarded AAUW Fellowship

    The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a 2016–17 AAUW American Fellowship to Dr. Keisha N. Blain. She earned her Ph.D. in History from Princeton in 2014 and is an assistant professor of history at the University of Iowa.

The graduate program in History values an approach to scholarship grounded in the particular while retaining a sense of the whole. The faculty encourage students to take as comprehensive a view of history as possible with the goal of cultivating a far-reaching understanding of the past. Throughout their enrollment, students develop the necessary skills to conduct discipline-defining research.

Vibrant intellectual communities within the department and across campus encourage students to engage in interdisciplinary conversations with faculty, other students, and visiting scholars. Faculty advisers supervise the progress of each student and closely oversee the research and writing of the dissertation. Deep departmental commitment to professional development aids students in becoming expert historians and effective teachers.

Explore the various fields of inquiry pursued by currently enrolled students by reading their profiles.