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The University of Georgia History Department offers an excellent opportunity to study and research African American history at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels with outstanding, prize-winning historians. The faculty's expertise and research interests span the entire breadth of African American history…
The University of Georgia History Department offers undergraduate courses in ancient, medieval, early-modern, and modern Asian history. 
The history department at the University of Georgia is on the cutting edge of the exciting new (and old) field of the history of capitalism. Recognized by the New York Times in April 2013 for innovative approaches to the field, the department's award-winning faculty and graduate students have been…
The Center for Virtual History, the UGA Digital Humanities Lab, CSI Dixie, Born Unfree, Indian Nation, History on the Move, People not Property, and the Georgia Virtual History Project are among the projects recently initiated by members of the UGA History Department in its quest to demonstrate new…
In the most recent surveys of departments of history, the University of Georgia is ranked in the top twenty in the country. A major contributor to this ranking is the strength of the department's faculty in early American history. By all indications this field has grown in popularity over the years…
Graduate students working at the intersection of environmental and agricultural history have been among our most successful alums in recent years. Multiple dissertation awards have been garnered from the American Society for Environmental History and the Agricultural History Society by our…
The University of Georgia History department is committed to the study of European history, defined in the broadest possible terms. The graduate faculty includes Europeanists whose specializations cover a wide variety of geographic and thematic areas. Chronologically, we range from the ancient…
The University of Georgia History department is committed to the study of European history, defined in the broadest possible terms. The graduate faculty includes Europeanists whose specializations cover a wide variety of geographic and thematic areas. Chronologically, we range from the ancient…
The study of gender and sexuality is an exciting and expanding field in history, and an area of great strength for the UGA History Department.  Faculty offer classes at the undergraduate and graduate level in this thematic area, with temporal and geographic foci from the ancient to the modern world…
The area of public health is wide-ranging. Our faculty specialize in topics from the history of ancient medicine and the history of drugs and medications to U.S. CIvil War battlefield medicine and modern public health.
The University of Georgia History Department supports a developing research and teaching agenda for the Middle East. Faculty members have published in internationally recognized journals on a broad range of topics relating to the political, social, and cultural history of the modern Middle East.…
The History Department is a central component of UGA's Institute of Native American Studies (INAS). The INAS offers a host of interdisciplinary courses in the departments of anthropology, english, history, religion, and others that lead to a graduate certificate in Native American Studies. With…
Studies of politics, law, and political economy--long central to the discipline of history--have been rejuvenated in recent years by the influence of cultural and social history and  interdisciplinary interactions with political science, economics, and law. Our faculty and graduate students are…
Public History is the work that historians do to bring history to a wider audience. This can take place in many different settings but includes historic sites, museums, archives, libraries, and monuments. The history department is pleased to offer a new summer program in Public History in…
Our faculty pursue studies in the history of religious beliefs, behaviours, and institutions in a variety of areas - Latin American history, African American, European, and in a cross-cultural perspective.
Russian and Soviet history offers a broad look at modern Russian history of the Imperial and Soviet eras. Subjects may include Russia’s Eurasian Empire, the Russian Revolution, nineteenth-century culture and identity, the Soviet Union since 1929, and Russia's place in global history.
Faculty at the University of Georgia are actively engaged in cutting-edge work in transnational history.
We offer undergraduate and graduate courses in World History, focusing on global connections, cultural exchanges, and large-scale transformations. Faculty have special expertise in premodern Eurasian history, and their research interests include gender, disease, and transcultural comparisons.…

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