Areas of Study Europe: Graduate students may pursue specializations in national histories as well as comparative and thematically-organized transnational programs. The research interests of the early modern faculty are varied and wide ranging.
Modern Europe The Ph. Modern Europe Emory University's History Department offers a transnational, dynamic, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of Modern Europe from the eighteenth century to the present. Our faculty focuses on a wide array of approaches: Students can organize their studies either around a particular national and geographical area or around themes such as revolutions, borderlands, the Cold War, human rights, decolonization, gender, and many others.
We offer a high level of faculty-student contact as well as intellectual and interpersonal mentoring for our graduate students. Students are supported throughout the stages of their doctoral studies from coursework and language training, to their preliminary research and dissertations, to preparation for publications and the job market.
Moreover, through the TATTO program and its teaching assistantships and apprenticeships, our graduate students prepare for their careers in the classroom or as public scholars. All students receive competitive fellowships with stipends for the first five years in addition to full healthcare coverage, as long as good academic standing is maintained.
The faculty guide their students through the processes of applying for campus-wide and external fellowships for their research. Our program offers expertise on every major European power: Students are encouraged to pursue dissertations that cross themes and geographical foci.
They work closely with our faculty, including: Professor Tehila Sassonwhose research includes Britain and the world, decolonization, international history, human rights, and the history of capitalism; Professor Kathryn E.
Amdurwho works on modern European social and political history, especially the history of labor movements in twentieth-century France; Professor Judith A. Millerwhose expertise is in French history ca.
Eckertwho teaches modern German history and publishes on German contemporary history, environmental history, and borderlands; Professor Ellie Schainkerwhose research includes modern Jewish and Russian history, conversion studies, and religion and empire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; and Professor Matthew J.
Our students in Modern European History have opportunities to work with other faculty around the campus, most especially our associated faculty members, who teach courses in our department and who can supervise doctoral work: The Modern European program also counts on the support of other faculty on campus such as Professor Sander L.Division: Europe--Medieval to Modern Times.
Graduate study in the "Modern Britain" field will focus on the social, cultural, and political dimensions of British history from the advent of industrialization (circa ) through the Second World War. The History Graduate Program offers M.A. and Ph.D.
degrees in medieval, early modern, and modern Europe, early and modern U.S., early modern and modern East . Early modern Europe, intellectual history of the Italian Renaissance, Renaissance humanism and philosophy, Renaissance reception of classical philosophy, and Italian cultural history Read the full post.
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in History at Emory University» Faculty Focus Areas» The Ph.D Program: Early Modern European History. with a special interest in the culture and civilization of Enlightenment Europe. His interests also include transatlantic migrations and settlements.
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Ashley Gonik studies intellectual practices in early modern Europe. Before entering the PhD program in the fall of , she wrote about Giordano Bruno at UC.