Recent Placements

The graduate program in history at Rice University is mainly devoted to the training of research scholars who seek the Ph.D. and aim for employment at academic institutions. The uses of a history degree are numerous, however, and graduates sometimes choose careers in editing, public history, the federal government, and university administration.

Graduates have received offers of employment at:

Tulane University, James Madison University, Virginia Historical Society, University of Kentucky, Texas Southern University, Henderson State University, California State University at Los Angeles, Maine Maritime Academy, Cleveland State University, University of Memphis, Yale University Library, West Point, Emory and Henry College, Miami University of Ohio, Louisiana Tech, University of North Texas, University of Kentucky,  Transylvania University, Boston College, University of Montana, SUNY Brockport, Northern Illinois University, Samford University, University of Dallas, Nova University, Journal of Southern History, Texas A&M University, Mississippi State University, Auburn University, Oakland University, U.S. State Department, Drake University, University of Florida, Indiana Weslayan, University of Central Missouri, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, Barnard College, University of Texas at Tyler, North Dakota State University, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Georgia College & State University, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Averett College, Volunteer State Community College, Lone Star College, Sam Houston State University, the University of Evansville, Smith College, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, University of Texas Pan American.