Doctor of Philosophy in History

With faculty conducting pathbreaking research in a variety of fields, our department offers outstanding opportunities to students pursuing their doctoral degrees. Committed to broad-based and innovative approaches to graduate study, the faculty includes historians of the United States, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. In addition to gaining expertise in research methods, graduate students in our program receive practical training as teachers.  Benefitting from a departmental graduate culture that focuses on guiding students towards meaningful opportunities, our graduates have launched successful careers in a variety of fields.

Above all, for those who care about history, the doctoral program at Georgia State University opens opportunities to expand their knowledge of the rich and varied cultures, ideas, and experiences of the past. Our program affords a unique opportunity to pursue those interests in small seminars and one-on-one study with exceptional faculty.