Department of History

History at Brown

The Brown History Department is a community of scholars and students committed to the rigorous study of humanity’s vast and diverse past.

The department’s research, public outreach, and teaching is global and integrative, and its award-winning faculty members are acclaimed scholars who excel in the classroom.



Our history courses teach undergraduate students how societies and cultures across the world change over time. Concentrators learn to write and think critically, and to understand issues from a variety of perspectives.

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News from the Department of History

Graduate Student Spotlight: Ebru Erginbas

In this spotlight interview, the Department of History caught up with Ph.D. Candidate Ebru Erginbas to learn more about her dissertation research in the U.S. and Europe and paper presentations on hydrotherapy.
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Department of History
Brown University
Box N
79 Brown Street
Providence, RI