Global and Comparative History Master’s Faculty

Faculty actively involved in teaching and advising in the Global and Comparative History master’s degree program have all made major scholarly contributions to an impressive range of regional subfields covered in the list of course options. As the departmental web pages of the faculty attest, courses that can be taken to fulfill degree requirements are taught by fulltime history faculty whose research has been supported by grants from the most prestigious foundations and published by major academic and trade presses and the top journals in history and the social sciences. The books and articles of many have garnered major prizes, including the most coveted in some of their respective fields.

Faculty Teaching in the Global and Comparative History Master’s Degree Program


PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Michael Adas is the Abraham E. Voorhees Professor of
History and Board of Governors’ Chair, and Director of the Global and Comparative
History Master's Degree Program at Rutgers University. His more recent books
include Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology and Ideologies of
Western Dominance (Cornell, 1989), which won the Dexter Prize in 1991, and
Dominance by Design: Technological Imperatives and America’s Civilizing
(Harvard, 2006). He has also co-authored several books on world history with
Peter Stearns and Stuart Schwarz, including World Civilizations: The Global
, (6th edition, 2011). In 2012, he was awarded the Toynbee Prize
for his contributions to global and international studies.

Follow the links below for more information about faculty and their teaching specialties.

The Americas


Middle East



Sub-Saharan Africa

South Asia

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