Contacts/Departmental Representative

Departmental Representative

Margot Canaday

Professor Margot Canaday
mcanaday@princeton.edu
229 Dickinson Hall
609-258-6406
Office Hours: Schedule appointment

The Departmental Representative serves as a general adviser to the majors in the Department and as a liaison to the residential colleges. (Individual academic advising is performed by students' independent work advisers.)

Besides being a source of counsel, see the Departmental Representative for:


HOS Concentrators' Adviser

Katja Guenther

Professor Katja Guenther
kguenthe@princeton.edu
224 Dickinson Hall
609-258-7124

The HOS Concentrators' Adviser is the general adviser to students concentrating in History of Science.


Outside Course Approvals for Non-Majors (summer or study abroad)

Eleanor Hubbard

Professor Eleanor Hubbard
ehubbard@princeton.edu
G-28 Dickinson Hall
609-258-7231

In order for an outside course to be approved, it needs to be equivalent in quality and intensity to what we offer at Princeton. This means the instructor(s) should at least have a Ph.D. All reading and written assignments, as well as the mode of evaluation, should be similar to a Princeton HIS course. They cannot be based alone, or even primarily, on a textbook and lectures. In order to determine that, Professor Hubbard needs a complete syllabus of the course (an older version of the same course is acceptable).


Undergraduate Program Assistant

Judith Miller

Judith Miller
Undergraduate Program Assistant
127 Dickinson Hall
609-258-4159

The Undergraduate Program Assistant works closely with the Departmental Representative. See the Undergraduate Program Assistant for:

  • general inquiries
  • policies and procedures
  • course scheduling
  • all aspects of studying and majoring in History.

She is available in the Departmental Representative’s absence to answer any questions.