• What Are You____?

    As we are all adjusting to this new normal, we are asking our faculty, graduate students, and staff three questions: What are you reading? What podcast are you listening to? What are you watching? We hope this gives you some ideas for your free time over the next few weeks.

  • Princeton Grad Alumna Wins International Book Prize
    Molly Loberg *07 Wins International Book Prize

    Her book, The Struggle for the Streets of Berlin: Politics, Consumption, and Urban Space, 1914-1945, was awarded the Hans Rosenberg Book Prize.

  • Robert Zeinstra Awarded Fellowship
    Robert Zeinstra Awarded Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship

    Zeinstra's dissertation project is entitled "Bush War: Environmental Reckonings of Zimbabwe's Liberation War."

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.