Fujiya Miyanoshita, Photograph, NYPL

Fujiya Miyanoshita, Photograph, NYPL

History Department

History Department – The Department of History at Columbia University is one of the leading centers of historical scholarship in the world. Our faculty of approximately 50 faculty members -together with colleagues in the Department of History at Barnard College, and historians in other affiliated departments in the University- studies all aspects of human history, from ancient to contemporary societies, across the entire globe. Each year, our community comprises about 200 graduate students and 250 undergraduate majors and concentrators.