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Kellen Funk, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in history, is focusing on how the legal developments in the mid-19th-century led to reforms in American law and legal practice.

The award recognizes those who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the undergraduate experience through dedicated efforts in student organizations, athletics, community service, religious life, residential life and the arts.

An embrace of tradition as political outsiders are in vogue

David A. Bell on the surprising origins of modern democratic charisma

A memorial service for Carl Schorske, the Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, Emeritus, will be held at 4 pm on Saturday, May 14, 2016, in the Princeton University Chapel.

Was Princeton's seventh president a bigot, a progressive, or both?

His book was lauded with the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize.

During his Davis Center fellowship, Dieleman will examine how ancient textual amulets encode notions of risk and fortune.

She will conduct research at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library for her dissertation about the social and professional worlds of foreign policy.

Prison Teaching Initiative General Interest Meeting: May 4 at 4:30 pm

The class of 2016 and their advisers gather for a group photo on Thesis Day.

Maya Wahrman, Jaime Ding, and Trip Henningson designed the Class of 2016 History t-shirt.

Seniors celebrate the submission of their theses.

Seniors gather for a photo in the history office after submitting their theses.

Cameron Bell and her grandmother, who inspired her senior thesis topic.

SPEAR's Third Annual Conference, April 15-17

Harold James has been selected as one of the two new historians at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

We know the disparity is linked to racial discrimination on some level, but struggle to put our finger on the one cause.

Less than three months in, 2016 is already shaping up to be the most tumultuous year in American politics since 1968.

For historians of science, the death of Charles Gillispie at the age of ninety-seven on 6 October 2015 marks the end of an era.