One of the most lively programs on campus, History at the City College of New York has been crafted to meet the needs of the most voracious history scholar, as well as those students with an interest in a particular era or region. The accomplished faculty has made its own mark in this arena both at the college and throughout the world and prepares students for a wide range of future careers and challenges. Graduates not only represent City College at major higher educational institutions around the country but have gone on to successful careers in a wide range of legal, educational, journalistic, government, medical, entertainment, and other fields.
All are welcome to join us for a talk by Prof. Gerardo Renique -- "Why History Now?" -- Thursday, October 17, 2019, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., NAC 5/144 History Conference Room. Refreshments will be served.
All are invited to our Graduate Open House for History MA and accelerated BA/MA Degree Programs. Wednesday, October 23, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.. NAC 5/144-D. Refreshments will be served. Contact: Prof. Lale Can, LCan@ccny.cuny.edu. #Exploregraduatestudies@CCNY
All are welcome to join us for a talk by Prof. Eric Weitz -- "On Human Rights" -- Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., NCA 5/144. Refreshments will be served.
The Department of History Welcomes New and Returning Students to Fall 2019!
Our award-winning researchers and teachers are looking foward to a year of engagement and discovery as we delve collectively into the world that the past has made.
Don't forget to check out the fun and friendly History Society, which sponsors talks, meetings and trips, for any and all interested students: https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/history/historysociety
Scroll down for advising hours and contact information.
Welcome once again -- we look forward to hearing from you!
ATTENTION PROSPECTIVE M.A. STUDENTS
For more information about our program, please click on the "Graduate Program" tab to the left on this homepage.
For specific questions, please contact Professor Lale Can, director of graduate studies, at LCan@ccny.cuny.edu.
To submit an application, please go to
The Judith Stein Award for BA/MA
The next application cycle will be in Fall 2019, for Spring 2020.
In honor and memory of the late Judith Stein, an esteemed member of the CCNY History Department from 1965 to 2016, the Department will award outstanding BA/MA students tuition waivers for up to 3 MA courses in History for Fall of 2019.
The Department welcomes applications from students currently enrolled in its BA/MA Program who will have completed the BA portion of the program by Fall 2019. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in History, clarity of purpose in their studies, and financial need.
To apply, students should submit the following materials by March 25, 2019, to Ms. Phyllis Hubbard at email@example.com (with the subject line “Stein Scholarship”):
1) A CCNY transcript
2) A one-page statement of purpose that outlines their curricular program and goals
3) Additionally, students should arrange for a letter of recommendation from a CCNY faculty member. The letter should also be sent by March 25, 2019, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “Stein Scholarship Letter.” Please include the name of the faculty member in your application.
City College of New York, Department of History, NAC 5/144 x7137
Prof. Anne Kornhauser
Office Hours: Mon. 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and by appt.
North Academic Center
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
ADVISING HOURS FALL 2019
Prof. James Lewis