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The MA in History

For more than a quarter century the History Department at The College at Brockport has offered high quality, rigorous graduate training in history to a diverse student body that includes secondary school teachers, those committed to museum, archival, and records management careers; PhD aspirants; and those seeking a career change from a variety of professions. Their one common feature has been a love of history and a desire to study it intensively.

From this site you can explore every aspect of our program --- admissions requirements, faculty expertise, curricular options, course syllabi, the Comprehensive Essay/Examination, the MA thesis and the text of the graduate catalog. You can also learn a little about the history of the College and the MA in History. You might want to click the link entitled "Director" which provides a brief overview of the program and an invitation to contact her for further information.

Learn more about Graduate Studies at The College at Brockport

For general questions, please contact The Graduate School.

Last Updated 11/6/12

News

History major Gabrielle Brannigan received a scholarship to enter the MA program in Social Studies and Special Education at the University of Rochester's Warner School of Education.

Dr. Takashi Nishiyama has published a book, Engineering War and Peace in Modern Japan, 1868-1964 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014).

Dr. Takashi Nishiyama was interviewed by Mainichi, a major national newspaper in Japan, for the Oct. 3, 2014, issue.

The department hosted an NEH Workshop, Rochester Reform Trail, for K-12 teachers in July 2014.

History major Amy Freeman has published an article on the Eastman Dental Dispensary in the Democrat and Chronicle.

Dr. Takashi Nishiyama was interviewed by Yomuiri, a major national newspaper in Japan.

Dr. Ken O'Brien has been named a SUNY Provost Fellow for the 2013-2014 year.

Dr. Bruce Leslie has been named a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor.

Events

The Malik Lecture will be held on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 7:30 pm in the lecture hall (room 104) of the Liberal Arts Building.

The Robert Marcus Lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at 7:30 pm in the lecture hall (room 104) of the Liberal Arts Building.