Department of History


History Senior Austin Davis Receives Pyne Prize

Princeton University seniors Austin Davis and Ella Gantman are the recipients of the 2023 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate.

Behind the Research: Elizabeth Ellis Illuminates Native American Histories

Assistant professor Elizabeth Ellis, the first specialist in Native American studies to join Princeton’s history department, describes her "haphazard" path to becoming a historian and her current research projects.

History Senior Shaun Cason '23 Awarded Sachs Scholarship

The Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship is one of Princeton University's highest awards.

Medieval Studies Director Helmut Reimitz Named Medieval Academy of America Fellow

The prestigious fellowship honors major long-term scholarly achievement within the field of medieval studies. He is among 11 new fellows and two corresponding fellows elected in 2023.

Faculty Books: January 2023

Myth America: Historians Take on the Biggest Legends and Lies About Our Past edited by Kevin M. Kruse and Julian E. Zelizer
Everything Is Possible: Antifascism and the Left in the Age of Fascism by Joseph Fronczak
The King's Road: Diplomacy and the Remaking of the Silk Road by Xin Wen
Queer Career: Sexuality and Work in Modern America by Margot Canaday