Jaime Sánchez, Jr. Wins Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
Through the Ford Fellowship, Sánchez, a second-year Ph.D. student, hopes to become an advocate in the academy for first-generation students and students of color.
Graduate Student Sarah Carson Wins Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton's Top Graduate Student Honor
The fellowships support their final year of study at Princeton and are awarded to one Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering) whose work has exhibited the highest scholarly excellence.
Margarita Fajardo *15 Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grant
Margarita Fajardo *15, who received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2015, has been awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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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