The Graduate Program in History at York University is distinguished by a vibrant intellectual climate embracing a wide range of geographical and thematic areas of historical research. Long known for its strength in Canadian History, York also has other areas of research and supervisory depth such as British, European, and American History; Comparative, Global and Transnational History; Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America and the History of the Ancient World. More


Michael Akladios interview

November 28, 2019

PhD student Michael Akladios is interviewed about his research on the emigration of Coptic Egyptians to North America.

Dissertation award for Kevin Chrisman

October 18, 2019

Kevin Chrisman (PhD 2018) has been awarded the Outstanding Dissertation Award in Latin American and Caribbean Studies for 2018/19 from the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. His dissertation, supervised by Anne Rubenstein, is ...

Dissertation award for Lydia Wytenbroek

October 18, 2019

Lydia Wytenbroek, who received her PhD last year, has been honoured by The American Association for the History of Nursing with its Teresa E. Christy Award for her dissertation, “American Mission Nursing in Iran, 1907-1947: Faith, Gender and Profession ...

Julia Pyryeskina wins Fellowship at McMaster

October 18, 2019

Julia Pyryeskina, a student in the MA program, has been awarded a prestigious Corsini Fellowship at McMaster University's Wilson Institute for Canadian History.

Postdoctoral Award for Myles Ali

October 18, 2019

PhD student Myles Ali has been awarded the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Prize at University of California, Merced. He will take up the position in January 2020.