Henry Shapiro Wins Jacobus Fellowship, Top Graduate Student Honor
The fellowship supports graduate students' final year of study at Princeton and is awarded to those whose work has exhibited the highest scholary excellence.
Civil Rights and Healthcare: Remembering Simkins v. Cone (1963)
Graduate student Ezelle Sanford III writes about the desegregation of healthcare.
Chitra Ramalingam: HOS Colloquium
The laboratory as camera: experiment and the photographic archive of Victorian science
Rose *01 Awarded PBK Prize for 2016
The Emerson Award honors scholarly studies that contribute significantly to interpretations of the intellectual and cultural condition of humanity.
Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, will present the 2017 Annual Meredith Miller Memorial Lecture on March 2, 2017.
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.
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