Dual Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

Program Learning Outcomes for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

Upon completing the Dual PhD program in the field of History with Instituto Mora, students will: 

  1. Be able to write and present orally at the level expected for PhD students at Instituto Mora and Rice.  
  2. Be widely read in historical literature relevant to their research topic in English and Spanish.  
  3. Be able to work in archives and libraries in the United States and Mexico.   
  4. Be able to do original research in relevant primary sources in both languages.   
  5. Understand two distinct academic traditions and learn from both.   

Requirements for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

For general university requirements, please see Doctoral Degrees

Rice will award the PhD Degree in the field of History to Instituto Mora students who have successfully completed the following requirements: 

  1. Passed their comprehensive examinations and been admitted to candidacy at Instituto Mora. 
  2. Completed 6 graduate level courses at Rice, of which one must be HIST 575, one must be a History Graduate Research seminar, and one must be a History Graduate Reading seminar. 
  3. Written a dissertation in the language of their home institution and a summary in English that is equivalent in style, scholarship, and length to an academic journal article. 
  4. Successfully presented the dissertation, and the summary, in English, to a faculty panel at Rice. 
  5. Successfully defended the dissertation at Instituto Mora. 

The Instituto Mora will award the Doctorado en Historia Moderna y Contemporánea to Rice students who have successfully completed the following requirements: 

  1. Passed their comprehensive examinations and been admitted to candidacy at Rice. 
  2. Completed 8 graduate-level courses at Mora, of which must include Teoría de la Historia; Seminarios de tesis I and II; 2 courses chosen from any of these categories: Teoría Antropológica, Teoría Social, Teoría del Derecho, or Teoría Económica, and 3 additional graduate seminars. 
  3. Written a dissertation in the language of their home institution and a summary in Spanish that is equivalent in style, scholarship and length to an academic journal article. 
  4. Successfully defended the doctoral dissertation at Rice. 

 Summary 

Total Credit Hours Required for the PhD Degree in the field of History90

Policies for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

Department of History Graduate Program Handbook

The General Announcements (GA) is the official Rice curriculum. As an additional resource for students, the Department of History publishes a graduate program handbook, which can be found here: 
http://gradhandbooks.rice.edu/2017_18/History_Graduate_Handbook.pdf.

For additional information, please see the History website: http://history.rice.edu/

Opportunities for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

See https://humanities.rice.edu/student-life for tables of fellowships, prizes, and internships/practica that may be relevant to this degree.