Conservatives Charge That Universities Are Hotbeds of Liberalism. They’re Wrong.
Liberals dominate the faculties at most universities. But conservatives control the true centers of power.
Vigil Held for Xiyue Wang
Xiyue Wang is a Princeton graduate student in History. He was detained in Iran in August 2016 and sentenced to ten years in imprisonment in April 2017.
Graduate Application Deadline
The deadlines are Dec. 1st for History and Dec. 15th for History of Science.
Michael McGovern Receives DAAD Award
Michael McGovern has received a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst — DAAD) for intensive summer language study.
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.