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Johns Hopkins University

Department of Comparative Thought and Literature

Baltimore, MD

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Johns Hopkins University

Overview

Johns Hopkins University / Department of Comparative Thought and Literature is located in Baltimore, MD, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Intellectual history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Comparative literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
12%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Samples of written work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$52,170
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 93%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: European literature, modern and contemporary French philosophy, American pragmatism and skepticism, moral perfectionism, cinema and philosophy, gender studies, 19th- and 20th-century literature and philosophy, the novel, modernism, existentialism, ethics and justice in contemporary anglophone literature, Russian literature and cinema, film theory and history, gender studies, philosophies of community, theories of spectatorship
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21218
United States
Contact Prof. Betsy Bryan
Acting Chair
Email: betsy.bryan@jhu.edu
Phone: 410-516-7619
Fax: 410-516-4897

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