Welcome to History

History at the University of Waterloo offers recognized excellence in research and in teaching. Diverse learning experiences emphasize innovative thematic approaches, as captured in our undergraduate specializations.

Through their courses, as well as Co-operative education, international experiences, and experiential learning opportunities, our graduates possess a unique set of technical, creative, critical, and analytical skills of value to diverse career pathways.

Our graduate program is part of the Tri-University partnership, one of the largest History graduate programs in Canada. We offer both Masters and Doctoral programs with numerous research opportunities.

We invite you to explore our website and learn more about our dynamic department! 

  1. Oct. 25, 2022Congratulations to Evan Cater for successful PhD defence
    Evan Cater

    Congratulations to History Phd student, Evan Cater, for successfully defending his dissertation on October 21.

    Supervised by Dan Gorman, Evan's dissertation is titled "Stand Fast for Peace & Freedom: A Study of Foreign Policy of the British Labour Party in Opposition 1931 to 1940."

  2. June 14, 2022Congratulations to Dan Attrell for successful PhD defence
    Dan Attrell

    Congratulations to History Phd student, Dan Attrell, for successfully defending his dissertation on June 13.

    Dan’s thesis, “Intelligentia Spiritualis: Platonism, the Latin Polemical Tradition, and the Renaissance Approach to the Prophetic Sense of History,” was co-supervised by Steven Bednarski and David Porreca.

  3. May 6, 2022Dr. Andrew Moore named a finalist for the Governor General's Gold Medal
    Dr. Andrew Moore

    Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Moore, who was awarded the designation University Finalist for the Governor General's Gold Medal for his dissertation.  

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