Ph.D. in History of Science

The Program in History of Science at Princeton University trains students to analyze science, medicine, and technology in historical and cultural context. We are a community of scholars including roughly a dozen core and affiliated faculty members and about twenty graduate students, in addition to undergraduate concentrators and visiting fellows.


Find out how to Concentrate in HOS and see what courses are currently offered.


Learn more about our graduate and graduate certificate programs in History of Science, and find current graduate course offerings.


Stay connected and learn about alumni resources, including the History Department’s Dossier Service.

Meet Our Faculty

Browse profiles of the Executive Committee and Associated Faculty in History of Science.


Portraits of two of the men responsible for illustrating 'De historia stirpivm commentarii insignes...' by Leonhard Fuchs.

Photo credit: "L0015096EB" by Wellcome Library, London is licensed under CC BY 4.0. Image has been cropped.


Jennifer M. Rampling
104 Dickinson Hall
Director of Graduate Studies, History of Science
Leanne Horinko Reed
Graduate Program Assistant
107 Dickinson Hall