The University of Georgia History Department offers an excellent opportunity to study and research African American history at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels with outstanding, prize-winning historians. The faculty's expertise and research interests span the entire breadth of African American history from slavery in the colonial period to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Courses on African American history are taught every semester. Financial assistance is available.
History at Work
the Department's guide to your post-college career
History Professor receives 2015 Governor's Award
Congratulations to Jim Cobb (history prof and alum) who received a 2015 Governor’s Award
2017 Summer Program in Public History
apply to learn and intern in Washington, DC
was founded at UGA by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry in the belief that new technologies make possible a new kind of humanities research