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. Mar. 3, 2020Christopher Taylor interviewed by The Record
    Portrait of Christopher Taylor

    Get to know Dr. Christopher Taylor from Waterloo History in this candid interview by The Record.

  2. Jan. 23, 2020Ian Milligan appears on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin
    Screen Grab of Ian Milligan on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

    History professor Ian Milligan appeared on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss “The Undoing of History.” Alongside his fellow panelists, Milligan argued for what makes history special – our deep understanding of context and nuance – and suggested that the

  3. Jan. 2, 2020The Return of the Liberal Arts Major

    LinkedIn's Dan Schawbel included the return of the Liberal Arts Major as a workplace trend to watch for in 2020. Read more on this article by Inc.

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