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Job Placement Data for Recent Doctoral Program Graduates

Placement graph 2007-2017

Our graduate program offers many different avenues to take as you discover your preferred career path and the Department of History has seen a lot of success with employment of our recent doctoral program graduates.  Review of the graph below shows records of the job placement over the past ten years of graduates with the PhD degree.

Universities and Colleges employing our recent graduates for tenure-track academic positions include:

Allegheny College

Bridgewater College

The Citadel

Denison University

DePauw University

Drake University

Emory College

Florida State University

Furman College

Gallaudet University

Harvard University

Knox College

Luther College

Mississippi University for Women

Morgan State University

Penn State University - Altoona

Purdue University

Spelman College


South Texas College

Tulane University

University of Alabama

University of Fukui (Japan)

University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

University of Louisville

University of Nebraska Omaha

University of New Mexico

University of North Alabama

University of North Dakota

University of Tennessee

University of Texas, El Paso

University of Wisconsin - Madison

University of WIsconsin - Parkside

UIC-John Marshall Law School

Upper Iowa University

Victor Valley College

Wayne State College

Webster University - St. Louis

For some doctoral students, the non-academic route is more suited to their career goals.  These graduates may decide to work for a non-profit organization or another industry/business.  Recent placements include:  Huron Valley Labor Federation AFL-CIO, High Desert Museum, Vantage Point Historical Services, Inc., U.S. Department of Education, Johnson County Board of Supervisors, Iowa Women's Archives at the The University of Iowa, Archivist for American Diplomacy at the Yale Archives, Academic Advisors, among others.