• Letter From 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.


Department of History


53 Washington Square South Floor 4E New York, NY 10012
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53 Washington Square South
Floor 4E
New York, NY 10012

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.

Stephen Gross

Congratulations Stephen Gross on his Carnegie Fellowship.

Michele Mitchell

Congratulations Michelle Mitchell for receiving the 2017-2018 Golden Dozen Teaching Award.

Karin Burrell

Congratulations Karin Burrell on receiving the 2016-2017 The Arts and Science Excellence Award.