Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

Stanford's Department of History will be hosting its commencement ceremony at Lane History Corner in Citrus Courtyard on Sunday, June 18, 2023 at 12:30pm (PDT). Refreshments will be served.

Masks are requested at the ceremony, and we kindly request that you do not attend if you are feeling sick. For more information on Health and Safety, please visit the Stanford Commencement website.

The venue is at 450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 200, Stanford, CA 94305.

Please see a map below, showing walking instructions from the University Commencement Ceremony at Stanford Stadium. You are also welcome to take the Marguerite Shuttle, which will be running along the Jane Stanford Way that day. Please take the "C Line" shuttles and get off at either the "Jane Stanford Way/Stanford Oval" stop or the "Jane Stanford Way/Lasuen Mall" stop and look for the Department of History banners.

Parking: The campus is extremely busy on Commencement Day. Please give yourself plenty of time to arrive and find parking.  The closest parking lots and structures are located at Stanford OvalGalvez Lot (L-96)Track House LotGraduate School of Business (Parking Structure 7)

For a list of awards that will be announced, please visit the Awards and Accomplishments page of our website.

2023 B.A. Graduates


Parker Amoroso ~ Stephanie Castaneda Perez (Honors) ~ Scarleth Contreras Cruz
Jessica Femenias (Honors) ~ Shannon Gifford ~ Kyra Jasper (Honors) ~ Mátyás Kisiday (Honors)
Jayden Lim ~ Andrew Matejka ~ Julia Milani (Honors) ~ Krystal Navarro (Honors)
Sarah Pincus ~ Isabella Saracco (Honors) ~ Lauren Selden (Honors) ~ Stephen Sills
Afnan Tolba ~ Daniel Wu ~ Jevan Yu


Ella Booker ~ 
Drakos Brown ~ Simón Camacho ~ Nicholas Clark ~ Amy Dunphy
John Fleming ~ 
Devin Hart ~ Marshall Hartung ~ Betty He ~ Andrew Hoagland
Maika Jones ~ 
Aamnah Khalid ~ Ethan Lee ~ Sean Lee ~ Ethan McAvoy
Benjamin Midler ~ Swayam Parida ~ Jack Rehnborg ~ Rachelle Rodriguez ~ Dylan Schuler 
Elizabeth Shah ~ Annamarie Sofranek ~ Lindsey Williams ~ Jake Wilson

2023 M.A. Graduates

Gina DeFabio

2023 Ph.D. Graduates

Anubha Anushree
The Moral Republic: Corruption in Colonial and Postcolonial India
Advisor: Professor Robert Crews

Basma Fahoum
Tobacco Cultivation and Production in Twentieth-Century Palestine/Israel
Advisor: Professor Joel Beinin

Peter Hick
Migration and Conflict in the Siyi Region, 1849-1949
Advisor: Professor Matthew Sommer

Theresa Iker
Before the Red Pill: The Men's Rights Movement and American Politics, 1960-2005
Advisor: Professor Estelle Freedman

James Meade Klingensmith, Jr.
Partitioning Solidarity: Palestine and the British Left, 1923-48
Advisor: Professor Priya Satia

Paul Gregory Nauert
Climate Crucible: American Choices in Germany, Japan, & the Making of the Great Acceleration, 1939-1953
Advisor: Professor Gordon Chang

Ganghao Poh
To Rise from the Ashes: Frontiers in the Age of Civil Wars
Advisor: Professor Mark E. Lewis

Anna Miriam Toledano
Collecting Independence: The Science and Politics of Natural History Museums in Late New Spain
Advisor: Professor Paula Findlen