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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the past and the ways in which it has shaped the world we live in today through the study of history.

Think critically, develop research skills and engage with diverse perspectives as you explore a wide range of historical topics, from ancient civilizations to modern political movements. Develop an appreciation for the complexities and nuances of the human experience and graduate well-prepared for a range of careers in fields like law, education, government and more.

Areas of Study




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Internships students have participated in:

  • Harvard University

  • Georgetown University

  • Indiana University

  • Pepperdine University

  • Princeton University

  • University of Colorado

  • University of Michigan

  • University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Programs

Graduate schools students have attended:

  • Indiana Legal Services

  • Indiana Historical Society

  • Hoover Institution

  • CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center

  • Putnam County Museum

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  • Julia Brüggemann, Ph.D., Georgetown University. Research interests: modern Germany; gender, sexuality and race; and migration.
  • Robert Dewey, D.Phil., University of Oxford. Research interests: Britain, British Empire and Pacific Islands.
  • Nahyan Fancy (on leave 2023-24), Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. Research interests: pre-modern Middle East and history of science and medicine.
  • David Gellman, Ph.D., Northwestern University. Research interests: colonial North America, the Revolutionary era, and the 19th century U.S., with an emphasis on slavery and abolition.
  • Joshua Herr, Ph.D., UCLA. Research interests: China, with a particular emphasis on frontiers and borderlands.
  • Aldrin Magaya, Ph.D., University of Iowa. Research interests: Christianity, family and social change, religious movements, media and social change, and African sexualities.
  • Sarah B. Rowley, Ph.D., Indiana University. Research interests: modern United States; gender and politics in recent America; and women’s history.
  • Barbara Whitehead, Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College. Research interests: intellectual movements in 18th century France and recovering the voices relegated to the second tier of Enlightenment writers and thinkers.