University of Southern California

Graduate Fields and Faculty

The History faculty are listed here, first, by the Major Fields of the department, as recognized in the curriculum effective from 2007, and second, by some of our more flexible and numerous affinities of interest.

I. MAJOR FIELDS OF GRADUATE STUDY. In the graduate curriculum effective from 2007, each graduate student must work within one of these major fields:


II. AFFINITIES. This list is not exhaustive and offers just a few examples of USC's strengths in other areas of history. These groupings reflect the interests of the faculty; they also offer some ideas about how graduate students can devise their minor fields and fields of specialization.