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Graduate Student Research News

In the last decade, graduate students in history have won among other things:

  • Seven Fulbright research fellowships
  • Six All-University awards for teaching and research
  • Seven Dissertation Completion fellowships

The department has graduated 32 doctoral students since 1997 and has career information on all of them. Of those (78%) have positions as college or university faculty or Public History professionals. Of those who graduated before 2008 and have had the opportunity to establish themselves in a difficult job market, 94.4% are employed as college or university faculty or Public History professionals.

Between 2008 and 2014, the department graduated 59 MA students.  For those whom we have career information (50.8%), the data shows that 46.6% are pursuing doctoral degrees at places like UCLA, USC, Syracuse, University of Minnesota, Tulane University, University of Illinois, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, Notre Dame and Columbia University. Another 53.4% are employed in positions for which their MA training was the primary condition of employment.

Graduate Student Research and Professional Activities, Academic Year 2012-13

Graduate Student Research and Professional Activities, Academic Year 2011-12

 

Graduate Student Research and Professional Activities, Academic Year 2010-11

Archive of previous academic years

 
 

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