Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Dept. of History
Faner Hall 3374
Carbondale, IL 62901-4519
Africa, East Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, and United States
Doctoral degrees in or connected with United States, Latin American, and European history. Small program emphasizing close supervision by faculty with individual students.
Special Programs or Resources
Extensive open-stack library with special collections in Latin America, Vietnam. Cooperative Ph.D. program with Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.
Competitive fellowships and teaching assistantships available to new Ph.D. students. Competitive dissertation research assistantships for fourth year of study.
Twenty-four hours of course work and twenty-four hours of dissertation work required. Three written qualifying examinations and one oral qualifying examination.
Information from Department of Education
(Includes information on the size, location, and general characteristics of faculty and student body)
Information from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(Includes rating of the institution's rating of the graduate instructional program and size and setting)
Full-time Faculty: 16
Relative Size based on Number of Full-time Faculty: Small [Explain]
Student Demographics (Fall 2011):
Number of Doctoral Students in Program: 22
New Doctoral Students Entering Program: 5
Proportion of Doctoral Students Receiving Financial Aid: 70%
Number of Graduate Students Enrolled: 56
Relative Size Based on Graduate Student Enrollment: Medium [Explain]
First PhD conferred: 1972
History PhDs conferred to Date: 57
Number of PhDs Conferred (2011–12): 2
Relative Size Based on PhDs Conferred: Small [Explain]
Last Updated: October 19, 2012