Dept. of History
415 South St.
Mail Stop 036
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
Early Modern and Modern Europe and U.S.
Brandeis's Graduate Program in History embraces the eclecticism of the discipline and the initiative of graduate students to design flexible courses of study that advance their unique interests. It trains students for research and teaching through intensive coursework, independent studies, and supervised research.
Special Programs or Resources
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As part of the graduate training program, Ph.D. students are required to participate in undergraduate teaching, normally during their second, third, and fourth years.
All teaching fellows enroll in a section of HIST 340a and b, which provides supervision as well as instruction in the aims and techniques of teaching history at the college level.
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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: 13
Relative Size based on Number of Full-time Faculty: Small [Explain]
Student Demographics (Fall 2011):
Number of Doctoral Students in Program: 44
New Doctoral Students Entering Program: 3
Proportion of Doctoral Students Receiving Financial Aid: 50%
Number of Graduate Students Enrolled: 58
Relative Size Based on Graduate Student Enrollment: Medium [Explain]
First PhD conferred: 1970
History PhDs conferred to Date: 219
Number of PhDs Conferred (2011–12): 6
Relative Size Based on PhDs Conferred: Medium [Explain]
Last Updated: October 19, 2012