Student Groups

History Graduate Association (HGA)

The History Graduate Association (HGA) represents the department's graduate students. The mission of the HGA is to serve as a liaison between the graduate student body and the History Department faculty and administration. They provide academic and social programs throughout the year with the goal of enhancing opportunities for the professional and intellectual development of the graduate community. For more information,you may contact the HGA at

HGA Representatives, 2023-2024

First Year Liaison: Emily Martin

Social Chair: Vacant

Outreach and Development Chair: Vacant

ABD Chair: Amy O'Hearn

Secretary: Vacant

Working Groups

Townsend Center Working Groups bring together faculty and graduate students from various fields and departments with shared research interests. To learn more about the current roster of working groups and how to join, please visit the Townsend Center Working Groups website.