The Department consistently ranks among the best in the world. It enjoys an international reputation for scholarship, while retaining a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching. Our graduate program is one of the most prestigious in Canada. At the undergraduate level our curriculum covers a wide range of geographical (Africa, Asia, Canada, Britain, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.) and thematic areas (Cultural, Gender, Social, Political, Environmental and Sexuality), and chronological periods, from the Ancient world to the recent past. The History Department has a strong record of research accomplishment, as measured in its members' publications and in internal and external grant competitions.
Congratulations to Tom Cohen on his new book, "Roman Tales: A Reader's Guide to the Art of Microhistory"
Kevin Chrisman: Recipient of the Outstanding Dissertation Award in Latin American and Caribbean Studies in 2018/19 by CALACS
Congratulations to Alan Durston on his new book: "Escritura en quechua y sociedad serrana en transformación: Perú, 1920-1960"
Prof. Molly Ladd-Taylor co-authors important op-ed on the new US laws restricting abortion & their similarity to eugenic sterilization in "State Efforts to Recriminalize Abortion are an Echo of America’s Eugenics Past"
Jonathan Edmondson awarded internationally prestigious diploma as a new Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute