Alumna Nimisha Barton Won Honorable Mention for the Pinkney Prize
The Society of French Historical Studies’ David H. Pinkney Prize is awarded to the most distinguished book in French history.
Alumna Mitra Sharafi Received 2021 Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award at UW-Madison
Mitra Sharafi, Professor of Law at UW-Madison, received the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award on April 6, 2021.
Princeton Alumna Maeve Glass Awarded Teaching Prize from Columbia Law
Maeve Glass, associate professor of law, has been awarded the Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching by students in the graduating Class of 2021.
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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