Graduate Program

Course Offerings

Graduate students studying the Civil War era are encouraged to take "US History to 1877" and "Nineteenth-Century Social and Cultural History." They can also choose from a range of additional courses, including War and Society with William Hitchcock, the early Republic with Alan Taylor and Max Edelson, southern history with Grace Hale, Sarah Milov and Andrew Karhl, legal history with Cynthia Nicoletti, African American history with Claudrena Harold and Justene Hill Edwards, gender history with Corinne Field and Elizabeth Varon, and religious history with Matthew Hedstrom.

Graduate students are required to participate in the Civil War Seminar, and encouraged to also participate in the Early American Seminar and “Mapcap” (the history of capitalism seminar), which are all forums for sharing works-in-progress and hosting visiting scholars.

For a current list of our graduate students, please click here.