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 Christina Benninghaus (Modern History from the early 19th century on). Dr George Southcombe is a Retained Lecturer and Director of the Sarah Lawrence Programme.