Neilesh Bose, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Tufts University. Literary cultures in south Asian history; decolonization; south Asian diasporas in Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Roberto Calderůn, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles. Mexican American history; borders and national identities; comparative social movements; modern Mexico.
Randolph B. Campbell, Regents Professor; Ph.D., University of Virginia. Early national period of U.S. history 1789-1846; 19th century Texas.
Guy Chet, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Yale University. Colonial America; early modern Atlantic world; military history (17th-19th centuries).
Robert Citino, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Indiana University. 20th century military.
Christopher Fuhrmann, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. Ancient and early medieval history.
Richard M. Golden, Professor; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University. Early modern Europe; France; religious and social history.
D.Harland Hagler, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Missouri. Antebellum history (U.S. South Colonial Era to 1860).
Constance Hilliard, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Harvard University. Africa; African American history.
Michael Leggiere, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Florida State University. French Revolution and Napoleon; modern Germany.
Richard Lowe, Regents Professor; Ph.D., University of Virginia. U.S. CivilWar and Reconstruction; 19th century South.
Richard McCaslin, Professor and Department Chair; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. Texas history; 19th century U.S. military history.
Alfred Mierzejewski, Professor; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.Modern Germany; business and economic 20th century; military history.
Marilyn Morris, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of London. 18th century Britain; gender and sexuality; Ancient Regime and Enlightenment; 17th century England.
Todd Moye, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. 20th century U.S. social, political and cultural history; oral history.
Denis Paz, Professor; Ph.D., University of Michigan. 19th and 20th century British history; British Empire.
Clark Pomerleau, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Arizona. Second wave feminism; diversity training.
Gustav L. Seligmann, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Arizona. U.S. constitutional history; history of American political parties; history of presidential elections.
F. Todd Smith, Professor; Ph.D., Tulane University. Spanish borderlands; colonial North America; Native American history.
Laura Stern, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Michigan. Medieval England; early Christianity; Reformation; Medieval and Renaissance Italy inquisition procedures.
Nancy Stockdale, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara. Modern Middle East; European imperialism in the Middle East; women's cross-cultural history.
Harold M.Tanner, Professor; Ph.D., Columbia University. 20th century China; political, diplomatic, intellectual and military U.S.-China foreign relations.
Andrew Torget, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Virginia. U.S. South; Texas; borderlands; digital scholarship.
Elizabeth Hayes Turner, Professor; Ph.D., Rice University. New South 1865 to present; women and gender in the New South; New South autobiography.
Olga Velikanova, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., St. Petersburg State University (Russia). Russian history; European history.
Jennifer Wallach, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst. African Americans in the South since the Civil War; southern autobiography; the life and times of Richard Wright; the civil rights movement in Arkansas; American food history.
Geoffrey Wawro, Professor; Ph.D., Yale University. 19th, 20th and 21st century European history; modern military history.
The graduate programs administered by the Department of History at the University of North Texas help you shape the future in higher education, public service and research.
We offer course work leading to a Master of Arts, Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degree. On the masterís level, you can focus your studies on U.S. history or European history. On the doctoral level, concentrations are available in U.S. history, European history and military history.
Graduate classes normally include eight to 12 students, allowing you to receive personal attention from the instructor.
Course offerings include those focusing on Latin America, China, and womenís and gender history. Our department has special strengths in Texas and military history. Through extensive reading, writing assignments and specialized seminar classes, you will strengthen your analytical, writing, research and presentation skills. Our classes are taught by professors who have published numerous books and articles, have been awarded many research grants and earned recognition from various historical societies.
In addition to formal course work, other learning opportunities are available. Several nationally and internationally recognized speakers address faculty and students on different topics each year. Fellow graduate students provide useful information as you move through various stages of the degree program such as notices about deadlines, job openings, scholarship opportunities and other general information about graduate work in history.
The UNT chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society, organizes scholarly and social events throughout the year. Many graduate students present the results of their research to fellow professionals at regional and national conferences. The department offers travel grants to students on a competitive basis.
Our department houses the Kingsbury-Thomason Departmental Library, the Military History Center and an extensive collection of books and films. The Military History Center hosts activities related to the study of military history and is home to the journal Military History of the West.
The university libraries contain more than 6 million cataloged items of printed books, periodicals, maps, documents, audiovisual materials, music scores and electronic media. Willis Library houses the general collection as well as the Oral History Collection, the University Archives, the Rare Book and Texana collections, and government documents.
Additional relevant research holdings in the university libraries include:
The Oral History Collection, among the oldest and largest in the nation, contains more than 1,800 bound volumes. Taped and transcribed interviews focus on the political, cultural and business history of Texas, the Pacific theater of World War II, local African American history and various other local and regional topics. Graduate students who take courses in applied history have the opportunity to add to this nationally recognized collection.
Graduate students also have access to several other major libraries and institutions in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, including Fort Worthís Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Southwest Branch of the National Archives, the Dallas Public Library, the Dallas Historical Society and the libraries of numerous area colleges and universities.
You must meet the admission requirements for the Toulouse Graduate School as well as specific program requirements by Dec. 1. The graduate schoolís admission requirements are outlined at gradschool.unt.edu/. The program requirements are:
The department provides scholarships, teaching assistantships, teaching fellowships, research assistantships and other types of financial assistance for graduate students. Applications for financial assistance administered by the Department of History are available in early January and should be submitted by Feb. 15 for the following academic year. For more information, visit www.history.unt.edu and use the forms link.
The university also provides several methods to help you pay for your education. For more information on these opportunities, visit financialaid.unt.edu.