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The Department of History is a community of scholars and students committed to the values and ethics of rigorous education in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. The Department is dedicated to research, teaching, and public outreach regarding humanity's vast and diverse past. The Department's interests span the globe and cover every epoch of human history. Its faculty members are equally acclaimed for their path breaking research, writing, and dedication to teaching and advising.

The Department of History offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Arts (A.M.) degree and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. The A.M. degree is only awarded to students in the Fifth Year M.A., Concurrent Degree, and Open Graduate Education Programs, and as a transitional degree for Ph.D. students. It is not open for admission to terminal M.A. applicants not currently enrolled at Brown.

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