UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Doctor of Philosophy in History of Ideas

Upon successful completion of the PhD in History of Ideas, students will have attained advanced knowledge and skills for the study of History, Philosophy, and their intersection. They will be able to pursue research at a high level of quality and teach in the areas of their expertise at any level.

  • Mastery of complex bodies of knowledge
  • Advanced research skills
  • Ability to produce new knowledge
  • Constructing, maintaining, and/or interpreting information databases
  • Professional skills and networking
  • Verbally defending complex arguments
  • Experience constructing extended narratives and arguments
  • Understanding how presentation methods should shift according to audience