• A Letter From Our Chair

    The Department of History at New York University has long been home to some of the most innovative and original scholarship in higher education.

  • History Graduate Admissions

    The Department of History actively seeks scholars with a wide variety of backgrounds, ideas, and interests to join our student body.

  • Meet our Faculty

    Our faculty study history throughout the world.

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Department of History

Faculty Bookshelf

History Spotlight

The Department Spotlight is a chance for the us to highlight our faculty and the work they do. The Department is made great by the individuals who actively carry out NYU's values of education, service, and critical thinking. Outside the department, they also exemplify the kind of thoughtfulness and action they seek to instill in their students on a daily basis.

Ada Ferrer
Ada Ferrer

Congratulations to Ada Ferrer, recipient of a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Martha Hodes
Martha Hodes

Congratulations to Martha Hodes, recipient of a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Monica Kim
Monica Kim

Congratulations to Monica Kim, the recipient of the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award.

Andrew Sartori
Andrew Sartori

Congratulations to Andrew Sartori, the recipient of the 2019 Golden Dozen Teaching Award.

Hasia Diner
Hasia Diner

Congratulations to Hasia Diner, whose book Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World won the Axiom Business Books gold medal in the History category.

Susanah Romney
Susanah Shaw Romney

Congratulations to Susanah Shaw Romney, who was named a Distinguished Fellow for Spring 2020 at CUNY Grad School's Advanced Research Consortium.

Tatiana Linkhoeva
Tatiana Linkhoeva

Congratulations to Tatiana Linkhoeva, who was awarded the Schoff Publication Fund from Columbia University.

Elizabeth Ellis
Elizabeth Ellis

Congratulations to Elizabeth Ellis, recipient of a Louisiana Historical Association's 2018 President’s Memorial Award.