Our graduate program is one of the best in Canada. It features 25 full time faculty, 2 prestigious research chairs, approximately 65 graduate students, and competitive funding packages.
Our alumni have a long track record of success in both the public and private sectors. Our alumni regularly receive offers for tenure track positions and desirable jobs in archives, government, administration, law, and consulting.
The Department of History has thesis-based MA and PhD programs. We specialize in eight signature research areas, but can accommodate a wide range of topics.
Signature Research Areas
- Indigenous History
- Environmental History
- Prairies and the North American West
- Health, Medicine, Science, and Occultism
- History and Politics of Memory
- Gender and Sexuality
- Colonial and Post-Colonial Histories
- Twentieth-Century Politics, Culture, and Foreign Relations