Graduate historians at Wadham are engaged in studying and researching a diverse range of eras, themes, places and people.

  • Matryoshki of Russian & Soviet Leaders
    Yeltsin, Gorbachev, Brezhnev, Khrushchev, Stalin, Lenin 

The Courses

Wadham admits students for the following postgraduate courses, further details of which can be found on the Faculty website:

DPhil History (full- or part-time)
DPhil History of Art (full- or part-time)
DPhil History of Science & Medicine (full- or part-time)
DPhil History: Economic & Social History (full- or part-time)

MPhil/MSc Economic & Social History
MPhil/MSc History of Science, Medicine & Technology
MPhil/MSt Modern British & European History
MPhil/MSt Late Antique & Byzantine Studies
MSt in Global and Imperial History
MSt History of Art & Visual Culture
MSt Medieval History
MSt Medieval Studies
MSt US History

MSt Women's Studies


The Tutors

Wadham has three Tutorial Fellows in Modern History: Dr Jane Garnett (Modern British and European History), Dr Matthew Kempshall (Medieval and early Renaissance History) and Dr Sebastian Gehrig (Contemporary European History). Dr George Southcombe is a Retained Lecturer and Director of the Sarah Lawrence Programme.