Areas of Study

Georgetown’s history curriculum comprises over 200 courses from ancient to modern eras encompassing many of the world’s regions and cultures. In addition to the Department’s strengths in the regionally-based fields of study listed below, the Department of History also allows graduate students to prepare fields of study in other areas of faculty expertise, such as Atlantic history, Environmental history, and the history of science.

The Department of History offers the following areas of Doctoral study: