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Research and Curriculum Opportunities

Gain valuable real-world experience in presenting in front of faculty, researchers, influencers and peers in exciting and dynamic formats. Students in the M.A. in History program have opportunities to present their work at conferences held both on campus (including the biennial Monmouth University Conference on Race) and off campus.

Students have presented at local, regional, and international conferences on topics including:

  • Japan and the Western World: How Western Museums Seek to Represent Japan
  • The Caribbean, Race and Imperialism in World History
  • Women and Family-Friendly Issues on College Campus
  • The Viking Legacy in Scotland
  • Race and Asbury Park NJ
  • White Male Privilege in Academia

While courses vary throughout the duration of the program, here is a sample of courses offered in the M.A. in History program.

  • Introduction to the Study of World History
  • World War I
  • Paris 1919: A World History
  • Islam
  • World War II
  • The Cold War
  • Colonialism in Africa
  • Decolonization in Africa, 1940-1960
  • Nationalism in Africa
  • Japanese Empire
  • Twentieth-Century China
  • The Renaissance
  • The Reformation
  • Tudor-Stuart England
  • French Revolution
  • The German Empire, 1871-1914
  • The Weimar Republic, 1918-1933
  • The Third Reich
  • Anti-Judaism & Anti-Semitism in European History
  • U.S. Women’s History
  • U.S. Family History
  • History of Sexuality in America
  • The Civil War & Reconstruction
  • African American Historiography 1865-Present
  • Harlem Renaissance & The New Negro
  • Civil Rights-Black Power Era
  • History of Consumerism in America
  • Historical Criticism
  • Philosophy of History
  • Foundations of Public History
  • Digital History: Origins, Methods, and Practice