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Graduate Studies

Jewish Studies offers Ph.D. and Masters programs in a variety of specializations, administered in collaboration with the History, Anthropology and Literature departments. Refer to the relevant department for program information.

Applications to the Graduate Programs are accepted by the host department (i.e. History, Anthropology, Literature). For application information contact the Office of Graduate Studies.

MA IN JEWISH STUDIES

Choose to study a specific discipline or develop an interdisciplinary focus. Requires either an examination or a thesis in consultation with their faculty advisor.

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

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PHD IN ANCIENT HISTORY

Focused study in the history of Israel in the Biblical period, and the history of the Jewish people in antiquity. Additional requirements: two minor fields, one of which must be in History; language competence.

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

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PHD IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Concentrate in Near Eastern archaeology with a focus on Israel and Jordan.

DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

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PHD IN LITERATURE

Interdisciplinary approach under the rubrics of Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, or Literatures in English.

LITERATURE DEPARTMENT

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