Our department offers a close-knit professional home base within a campus that features remarkable research opportunities across every discipline. We offer opportunities to study, develop your abilities as a teacher and researcher, give presentations, and prepare for diverse career paths, including academia.
The work of our graduate students has the potential to impact public debate, policy, and decisions concerning our understanding of the various cultures of the Americas. While focused on American Studies, we emphasize the value of a transnational approach, putting our work into a global context. We also consider the history of our discipline, all the while envisioning new directions for inquiry and collaboration.