The Department of History offers programs of graduate study leading to the degrees of Master of Arts with an optional stream in Public History and Doctor of Philosophy in a wide range of specialized areas. Programs require formal course work as set out in detail below. Course work is selected in consultation with the Graduate Adviser and the student's supervisor. Attention is paid to both the specific research interests of the student and the need for exposure to diverse subjects and methodologies. Students in the MA in History (Thesis-based Option) and in the PhD complete and defend a thesis or dissertation; students in the MA in History (Project-based Option) complete an extended research paper; students in the stream in Public History complete a practicum and a major project.
Late Imperial China, Republican China, Chinese diaspora and Sino-Canadian relations