PhD - History
Program focus is to foster intensive examination of particular topics from a variety of approaches including gender history, transnational and comparative history, economic history, political history, cultural history and social history.
Long known for its strength in Canadian history, other areas of expertise include British, Caribbean, European, Latin American and U.S. history, the history of Africa and the African diaspora and the history of the Ancient World.
Dig into the past in the collaborative PhD program offered in conjunction with the University of Toronto in Ancient Greek and Roman History.
Comparative studies are encouraged, made possible through flexible study options, small class sizes and precise attention to the scholarly promise of each student.
The faculty of York's Graduate Program in History are leading scholars who have won major prizes for their research and publications. View the complete listing of our faculty.
You'll join a dynamic and lively culture that includes talks by prominent historians in the Historian's Craft series, the annual New Frontiers in History Conference and regular social events organized by the Graduate Student History Association.
Streams and Specializations:
You'll have the opportunity to combine studies in different fields:
- Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America
- Ancient history
- United States
- Politics/Law and the state
- Sciences, health and environments
- Social and economic history
- Women, gender and sexualities
- Transnational, comparative and global history
International Student Requirements:
Refer to the international credentials information for your country.