Department of History

From double majors to Ph.D.s, the Department of History at Saint Louis University teaches students the values and skills of the liberal arts to prepare them for whatever career they choose.

History class

 Our undergraduates have a keen talent for science, technology, math and languages, but they also want to graduate with a deep cultural context about the global world. Our talented graduate students are committed to becoming experts in their areas, whether in the United States., Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Europe. Our medieval history program is one of the most successful Ph.D. programs nationally. All our students work with a team of distinguished faculty, whose research intersects with some of the most interesting topics in the news: from religious identity to immigration.

At every level, our students leave with skills that open doors to employment. There are Saint Louis University History graduates in the public and private sector — from Google to the Pentagon.

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History Degree Programs

Giving to the Department

The Saint Louis University Department of History welcomes gifts that would provide funding for the various needs that are not typically covered by its regular operating budget. Because your generosity allows us to offer valuable opportunities to students and faculty, and to nurture our intellectual community, they are crucial to the continued success of the department.

Funds can be used to support student scholarships and awards, faculty awards for exceptional teaching and scholarship, visits by renowned scholars, travel expenses for scholarly conferences, specific research projects or for the recruitment and retention of our students.

All funds of at least $10,000 (paid over a maximum four-year period) established for the benefit of the history department can be named for the donor or for someone whose memory the benefactor wishes to honor.

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