Department of History
Why study history at Baylor? Cutting-edge scholarship. Caring community. Dynamic teaching. Research opportunities. Global outlook. Career preparation. Questions that matter. Tools to respond to them.
All in a program where you are known by name.
History is a versatile major that will develop your critical thinking skills and prepare you for a wide variety of careers or pursuit of a graduate degree. Explore our programs for undergraduates.
Our department offers two graduate degrees: a Master of Arts (M.A.) in History and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in History. Explore our programs for graduate students.
Dr. Ronald A. Johnson's research on Pierre Toussaint is featured in the New York Times.
Dr. Jenkins is featured on getreligion.org for his research and subsequent book.
Isaac Tuttle, History grad student, was selected unanimously to win the Torbet Prize for 2023 from the American Baptist Historical Society.
Digital Humanities methods are used for this fellowship to further expand the researh of eighteenth-century studies. Dr. Daniel Watkins was one of the five scholars who used an ECCO lab to advance his research.